Firebird unspecified network packet denial of service
|firebird-unspecified-network-dos (36355)||Medium Risk|
Firebird is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when processing network packets. By sending overly large network packets, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to increase the CPU load to a higher value and consume large amounts of memory resources.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of Firebird (2.0.2 or later), available from the SourceForge.net : Files Web site. See References.
- Firebird Bug Tracker CORE-1397: Possible vulnerability in remote server.
- SourceForge.net: Files: Firebird - File Release Notes and Changelog - Release Name: 2.0.2-Release.
- BID-25497: Firebird Multiple Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-4666: Unspecified vulnerability in the server in Firebird before 2.0.2, when a Superserver/TCP/IP environment is configured, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via large network packets with garbage, aka CORE-1397.
- DSA-1529: firebird -- multiple vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 37312: Firebird Server Crafted Packet Remote DoS
- SA26615: Firebird Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SA29501: Debian firebird2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- VUPEN/ADV-2007-3021: Firebird Multiple Buffer Overflow and Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 1.0
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 1.0.2
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 1.5
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 18.104.22.16806
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 1.5.1
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 1.5.2
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 22.214.171.12431
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 126.96.36.19970
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 2.0.0
- FirebirdSQL Firebird 2.0.1
Aug 02, 2007
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.
For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this
* According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall IBM be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.