Firebird Configfile.cpp and check_msgs.epp buffer overflow
|firebird-configfile-checkmsgs-bo (34201)||Medium Risk|
Firebird is vulnerable to a multiple unspecified buffer overflows in the Configfile.cpp and check_msgs.epp files. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities using unspecified attack vectors to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service.
Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed May 09 2007 - 10:43:10 CDT : Multiple vulnerabilities.
- Firebird Web site: Firebird - The RDBMS that's going where you're going.
- BID-28478: Firebird Relational Database Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-2606: Multiple buffer overflows in Firebird 2.1 allow attackers to trigger memory corruption and possibly have other unspecified impact via certain input processed by (1) config\ConfigFile.cpp or (2) msgs\check_msgs.epp. NOTE: if ConfigFile.cpp reads a configuration file with restrictive permissions, then the ConfigFile.cpp vector may not cross privilege boundaries and perhaps should not be included in CVE.
- DSA-1529: firebird -- multiple vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 37308: Firebird config\ConfigFile.cpp Unspecified Overflow
- OSVDB ID: 37309: Firebird msgs\check_msgs.epp Unspecified Overflow
- SA29501: Debian firebird2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 2.1
May 09, 2007
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