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A cups security update has been released for Slackware 14.2, 15.0, and -current.



cups (SSA:2023-264-02)


cups (SSA:2023-264-02)

New cups packages are available for Slackware 14.2, 15.0, and -current to
fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/cups-2.4.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes bugs and a security issue:
Fixed Heap-based buffer overflow when reading Postscript in PPD files.
For more information, see:
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2023-4504
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/cups-2.1.4-i586-5_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/cups-2.1.4-x86_64-5_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/cups-2.4.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/cups-2.4.7-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/ap/cups-2.4.7-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/ap/cups-2.4.7-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.2 package:
305c9c88c13fe970dee373e1c03790de cups-2.1.4-i586-5_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
a0021743e71ae2004355463ee97c6ae1 cups-2.1.4-x86_64-5_slack14.2.txz

Slackware 15.0 package:
390c5fd0cdfc442d5815d77556c7557f cups-2.4.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
ab6b5714f764b5eddea6251aaffca847 cups-2.4.7-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
bc8c53632efade8b30849665ab7926d3 ap/cups-2.4.7-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
ee63ee5e653efa7f6a5335b110ec1541 ap/cups-2.4.7-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg cups-2.4.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Then, restart the cups server:
# sh /etc/rc.d/rc.cups restart

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