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

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in pound.

Software Description:
- 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 LTS:
  pound                           2.6-6.1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4702-1
  CVE-2016-10711, CVE-2018-21245

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pound/2.6-6.1ubuntu0.1