DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the logmsg function in svc.c for Pound 1.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in syslog messages.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pound (PTS)wheezy2.6-2+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2.6-2+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.6-6+deb8u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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