USN-4702-1: Pound vulnerabilities

25 January 2021

Several security issues were fixed in pound.

Releases

Packages

  • pound - reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web servers

Details

It was discovered that Pound incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests
A remote attacker could use it to retrieve some sensitive
information. (CVE-2016-10711, CVE-2018-21245)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.