Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2196-2 pound -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 May 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10711.
- More information:
A regression has been found in the patch for CVE-2016-10711 of pound, a reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web servers. Without the fix pound can be tricked to use 100% CPU.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.6-6+deb8u3.
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