CUPS v2.3.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-08-01 // almost 3 years ago
  • 💅 CUPS 2.3.0 is now available for download, which adopts the new CUPS license, adds support for IPP presets and finishing templates, fixes a number of bugs and "polish" issues, and includes the new ippeveprinter utility. Changes include:

    • 🛠 CVE-2019-8696 and CVE-2019-8675: Fixed SNMP buffer overflows (rdar://51685251)
    • ➕ Added a GPL2/LGPL2 exception to the new CUPS license terms.
    • 📚 Documentation updates (Issue #5604)
    • ⚡️ Localization updates (Issue #5637)
    • 🛠 Fixed a bug in the scheduler job cleanup code (Issue #5588)
    • 🛠 Fixed builds when there is no TLS library (Issue #5590)
    • ⚠ Eliminated some new GCC compiler warnings (Issue #5591)
    • ✂ Removed dead code from the scheduler (Issue #5593)
    • "make" failed with GZIP options (Issue #5595)
    • 🛠 Fixed potential excess logging from the scheduler when removing job files
      (Issue #5597)
    • 🛠 Fixed a NULL pointer dereference bug in httpGetSubField2 (Issue #5598)
    • ➕ Added FIPS-140 workarounds for GNU TLS (Issue #5601, Issue #5622)
    • ⏱ The scheduler no longer provides a default value for the description
      (Issue #5603)
    • ⏱ The scheduler now logs jobs held for authentication using the error level so
      it is clear what happened (Issue #5604)
    • ⚡️ The lpadmin command did not always update the PPD file for changes to the
      cupsIPPSupplies and cupsSNMPSupplies keywords (Issue #5610)
    • ⏱ The scheduler now uses both the group's membership list as well as the
      various OS-specific membership functions to determine whether a user belongs
      to a named group (Issue #5613)
    • ➕ Added USB quirks rule for HP LaserJet 1015 (Issue #5617)
    • 🛠 Fixed some PPD parser issues (Issue #5623, Issue #5624)
    • 📜 The IPP parser no longer allows invalid member attributes in collections
      (Issue #5630)
    • 🔧 The configure script now treats the "wheel" group as a potential system
      group (Issue #5638)
    • 🛠 Fixed a USB printing issue on macOS (rdar://31433931)
    • 🛠 Fixed IPP buffer overflow (rdar://50035411)
    • 🛠 Fixed memory disclosure issue in the scheduler (rdar://51373853)
    • 🛠 Fixed DoS issues in the scheduler (rdar://51373929)
    • 🛠 Fixed an issue with unsupported "sides" values in the IPP backend
      (rdar://51775322)
    • ⏱ The scheduler would restart continuously when idle and printers were not
      shared (rdar://52561199)
    • 🛠 Fixed an issue with EXPECT !name WITH-VALUE ... tests.
    • 🛠 Fixed a command ordering issue in the Zebra ZPL driver.
    • 🛠 Fixed a memory leak in ppdOpen.

    Enjoy!