Interbase Database Remote Stack Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4514


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow


The remote host is running an Interbase database server.

This version has been reported vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would only need to be able to connect to the database service port (3050/tcp by default). Successful exploitation would result in the attacker executing arbitrary code.


The issue has been fixed in version which is available from the vendor website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 4514

File Name: 4514.prm

Family: Database

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 4513

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1


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

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2559

BID: 29302