Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2129-1 firebird2.5 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Feb 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11509.
More information:

An issues has been found in firebird2.5, an RDBMS based on InterBase 6.0. As UDFs can be used for a remote authenticated code execution (as user firebird), UDFs have been disabled in the default configuration which will be used for new installations (there is no change for existing configurations, which must be done manually).

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your firebird2.5 packages.

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