Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5149-1 cups -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 May 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- 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
localauthorisation mode of the CUPS printing system may result in privilege escalation.
For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.10-6+deb10u6.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.3op2-3+deb11u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.
For the detailed security status of cups please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/cups