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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200707-01
(Firebird: Buffer overflow)
Cody Pierce from TippingPoint DVLabs has discovered a buffer overflow
when processing 'connect' requests with an overly large 'p_cnct_count'
An unauthenticated remote attacker could send a specially crafted
request to a vulnerable server, possibly resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firebird.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Firebird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/firebird-2.0.1'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25641 (gentoo_GLSA-200707-01.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3181
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