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

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pound
Package version 2.6
Package release 6+deb8u1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 186 B
Download size 102.16 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Pound was developed to enable distributing the load among several Web-servers
and to allow for a convenient SSL wrapper for those Web servers that do not
offer it natively.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pound_2.6-6+deb8u1_amd64.deb 2.6 amd64 Debian Main
pound - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libpcre3 >= 1:8.35
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0


Type URL
Binary Package pound_2.6-6+deb8u1_i386.deb
Source Package pound

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pound deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pound




2015-05-05 - Thijs Kinkhorst <thijs@debian.org>
pound (2.6-6+deb8u1) jessie-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the security team with maintainer approval.
* Add missing part of anti_beast patch to fix disabling of client
renegotiation. (Closes: #765649)
2014-10-20 - Brett Parker <iDunno@sommitrealweird.co.uk>
pound (2.6-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Add options to disable SSLv2 and SSLv3.
2014-10-19 - Brett Parker <iDunno@sommitrealweird.co.uk>
pound (2.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Add MKCALENDAR support (Closes: #742488)
* Check config file is valid for restart/force-restart (Closes: #747517)
* Up max http size to 8k (Closes: #691941)
2014-03-03 - Brett Parker <iDunno@sommitrealweird.co.uk>
pound (2.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Add HTTP PATCH support
* Add semaphore wait support (Closes: #737853)
2014-01-26 - Brett Parker <iDunno@sommitrealweird.co.uk>
pound (2.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer: Brett Parker <iDunno@sommitrealweird.co.uk>
* Update xss_redirect_patch
- Allow = character in urls (Closes: #723731)
* Add patch from Joe Gooch <mrwizard@k12system.com> for CRIME vulnerability
- tls_compression_disable.patch (Closes: #727197)
2012-02-03 - Martin Meredith <mez@debian.org>
pound (2.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Update anti_beast patch
- Actually authored by Joe Gooch <mrwizard@k12system.com>
- Fix segfault on some systems
* Added patch to fix XSS redirect vulnerability
- Patch from Joe Gooch <mrwizard@k12system.com>
* Switched to dpkg-buildflags (Closes: #654833)
- Patch from Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
2012-01-30 - Martin Meredith <mez@debian.org>
pound (2.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Patch from Michal Jirku <box@wejn.org> to add config
options that prevent BEAST/renegotiation attacks
2011-12-12 - Steve McIntyre <steve.mcintyre@linaro.org>
pound (2.5-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Apply patch to work with new openssl. Thanks to Ilya Barygin
<barygin@gmail.com> for the patch. Closes: #622041
* Add simple initial build-arch and build-indep rules as suggested by
2010-03-10 - Martin Meredith <mez@debian.org>
pound (2.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Removed previous patch from #517359 - incorporated upstream
* Added ${misc:Depends}
* Added openssl as a B-D (New functionality to connect to SSL backends)
2009-10-02 - Martin Meredith <mez@debian.org>
pound (2.4.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added functionality to init script to allow optional
arguments (Closes: #449430)

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