Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3219-1 libdbd-firebird-perl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Apr 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 780925.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-2788.
- More information:
Stefan Roas discovered a way to cause a buffer overflow in DBD-FireBird, a Perl DBI driver for the Firebird RDBMS, in certain error conditions, due to the use of the sprintf() function to write to a fixed-size memory buffer.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 0.91-2+deb7u1.
For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.18-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.18-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libdbd-firebird-perl packages.