Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3109-1 firebird2.5 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Dec 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 772880.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9323.
- More information:
Dmitry Kovalenko discovered that the Firebird database server is prone to a denial of service vulnerability. An unauthenticated remote attacker could send a malformed network packet to a firebird server, which would cause the server to crash.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 188.8.131.52540.ds4-1~deb7u2.
For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 184.108.40.206778.ds4-5.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 220.127.116.11778.ds4-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your firebird2.5 packages.