Debian: 2647-1: firebird2.1: buffer overflow
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian A buffer overflow was discovered in the Firebird database server, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2647-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 15, 2013                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : firebird2.1
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-2492
Debian Bug     : 702735

A buffer overflow was discovered in the Firebird database server, which
could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.3.18185-0.ds1-11+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), firebird2.1 will be removed in
favour of firebird2.5.

For the unstable distribution (sid), firebird2.1 will be removed in
favour of firebird2.5.

We recommend that you upgrade your firebird2.1 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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