Informix Dynamic Server Multiple Remote Overflows

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4423


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running the Informix database server.
This version of Informix is reported to be vulnerable to a number of remote flaws. While the details of the flaw are currently unknown, it is believed that a successful attack would result in the attacker overflowing a memory buffer and either executing arbitrary code or crashing the service.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 4423

File Name: 4423.prm

Family: Database

Published: 2008/03/12

Modified: 2016/01/19

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0727, CVE-2008-0949

BID: 28198