GLSA-201512-11 : Firebird: Buffer Overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87711
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201512-11 (Firebird: Buffer Overflow)
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing requests from remote clients.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Firebird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/firebird-220.127.116.11780.0-r3' NOTE: Firebird package was moved to the testing branch (unstable) of Gentoo. There is currently no stable version of Firebird, and there will be no further GLSAs for this package.