Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4702-1
January 25, 2021

pound vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in pound.

Software Description:
- pound: reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web servers


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 LTS:
  pound                           2.6-6.1ubuntu0.1

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

  CVE-2016-10711, CVE-2018-21245

Package Information: