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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-05
(Pound: HTTP request smuggling)
Pound fails to handle HTTP requests with conflicting 'Content-Length'
and 'Transfer-Encoding' headers correctly.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending HTTP requests
with specially crafted 'Content-Length' and 'Transfer-Encoding' headers
to bypass certain security restrictions or to poison the web proxy
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Pound users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose www-servers/pound
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21666 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3751