Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2844-1 privoxy -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
13 Dec 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-44540, CVE-2021-44543.
More information:

Artem Ivanov and Joshua Rogers found an XSS and a DOS issue, respectively, affecting src:privoxy, a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.26-3+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your privoxy packages.

For the detailed security status of privoxy please refer to its security tracker page at:

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