Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1280-1 pound -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Feb 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 888786.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10711.
- More information:
A request smuggling vulnerability was discovered in pound that may allow attackers to send a specially crafted http request to a web server or reverse proxy while pound may see a different set of requests. This facilitates several possible exploitations, such as partial cache poisoning, bypassing firewall protection and XSS.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.6-2+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your pound packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS