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authorAlex Legler <alex@a3li.li>2015-03-08 22:02:38 +0100
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+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
+<?xml-stylesheet href="/xsl/glsa.xsl" type="text/xsl"?>
+<?xml-stylesheet href="/xsl/guide.xsl" type="text/xsl"?>
+<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
+
+<glsa id="200405-08">
+ <title>Pound format string vulnerability</title>
+ <synopsis>
+ There is a format string flaw in Pound, allowing remote execution of
+ arbitrary code with the rights of the Pound process.
+ </synopsis>
+ <product type="ebuild">pound</product>
+ <announced>May 18, 2004</announced>
+ <revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
+ <bug>50421</bug>
+ <access>remote</access>
+ <affected>
+ <package name="www-servers/pound" auto="yes" arch="*">
+ <unaffected range="ge">1.6</unaffected>
+ <vulnerable range="le">1.5</vulnerable>
+ </package>
+ </affected>
+ <background>
+ <p>
+ Pound is a reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end. It allows
+ to distribute the load on several web servers and offers a SSL wrapper
+ for web servers that do not support SSL directly.
+ </p>
+ </background>
+ <description>
+ <p>
+ A format string flaw in the processing of syslog messages was
+ discovered and corrected in Pound.
+ </p>
+ </description>
+ <impact type="high">
+ <p>
+ This flaw may allow remote execution of arbitrary code with the rights
+ of the Pound daemon process. By default, Gentoo uses the "nobody" user
+ to run the Pound daemon.
+ </p>
+ </impact>
+ <workaround>
+ <p>
+ There is no known workaround at this time. All users are advised to
+ upgrade to the latest available version of Pound.
+ </p>
+ </workaround>
+ <resolution>
+ <p>
+ All users of Pound should upgrade to the latest stable version:
+ </p>
+ <code>
+ # emerge sync
+
+ # emerge -pv &quot;&gt;=www-servers/pound-1.6&quot;
+ # emerge &quot;&gt;=www-servers/pound-1.6&quot;</code>
+ </resolution>
+ <references>
+ <uri link="http://www.apsis.ch/pound/pound_list/archive/2003/2003-12/1070234315000#1070234315000">Pound announcement</uri>
+ <uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-2026">CVE-2004-2026</uri>
+ </references>
+ <metadata tag="submitter">
+ koon
+ </metadata>
+</glsa>