Firebird DataBase Server fbserver.exe p_cnct_count Value Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote database server allows execution of arbitrary code.

Description :

The version of Firebird installed on the remote host is vulnerable to
a buffer overflow in its protocol handling routine. By sending a
specially crafted 'op_connect' request, a remote, unauthenticated
attacker can execute code on the affected host with SYSTEM privileges.

See also :

http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/advisory/TPTI-07-11
http://www.nessus.org/u?1cb912c4

Solution :

Upgrade to Firebird 2.0.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 25492 (firebird_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 24436

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3181