Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3029-1 cups -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 May 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1011769.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-26691.
More information:

Joshua Mason discovered that a logic error in the validation of the secret key used in the local authorisation mode of the CUPS printing system may result in privilege escalation.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.1-8+deb9u8.

We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.

For the detailed security status of cups please refer to its security tracker page at:

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