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.

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