Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2196-1 pound -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Apr 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10711.
More information:

An issue has been found in pound, A request smuggling vulnerability was discovered in pound, a everse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web servers, 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 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.6-6+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your pound packages.

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