English | Deutsch | Español | Português
 UserID:
 Passwd:
new user
 About:   Dedicated  | Advanced  | Standard  | Recurring  | No Risk  | Desktop  | Basic  | Single  | Security Seal  | FAQ
  Price/Feature Summary  | Order  | New Vulnerabilities  | Confidentiality  | Vulnerability Search
 Vulnerability   
Search   
    Search 143769 CVE descriptions
and 71225 test descriptions,
access 10,000+ cross references.
Tests   CVE   All  

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200712-06
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

  Severity: Normal
     Title: Firebird: Multiple buffer overflows
      Date: December 09, 2007
      Bugs: #195569
        ID: 200712-06

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Synopsis
========

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows were discovered in Firebird.

Background
==========

Firebird is a multi-platfrom, open source relational database.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package          /      Vulnerable      /              Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-db/firebird     < 2.0.3.12981.0-r2        >= 2.0.3.12981.0-r2

Description
===========

Adriano Lima and Ramon de Carvalho Valle reported that functions
isc_attach_database() and isc_create_database() do not perform proper
boundary checking when processing their input.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could send specially crafted requests to the Firebird
server on TCP port 3050, possibly resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firebird
(usually firebird).

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Firebird users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/firebird-2.0.3.12981.0-r2"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-4992
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4992
  [ 2 ] CVE-2007-5246
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5246

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200712-06.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org

iD8DBQFHXF3AuhJ+ozIKI5gRAl0UAJ9ETvKwOPzQxrqpbfprqOA38ajBuwCfXDNa
DHwkoQkDC/9Gq+ZJ/OR53Eo=
=TjeC
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

New User Registration
Email:
UserID:
Passwd:
Please email me your monthly newsletters, informing the latest services, improvements & surveys.
Please email me a vulnerability test announcement whenever a new test is added.
   Privacy
Registered User Login
 
UserID:   
Passwd:  

 Forgot userid or passwd?
Email/Userid:




Home | About Us | Contact Us | Partner Programs | Developer APIs | Privacy | Mailing Lists | Abuse
Security Audits | Managed DNS | Network Monitoring | Site Analyzer | Internet Research Reports
Web Probe

© 1998-2019 E-Soft Inc. All rights reserved.