Debian: DSA-2647-1: firebird2.1 security update

    Date15 Mar 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A buffer overflow was discovered in the Firebird database server, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2647-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 15, 2013                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : firebird2.1
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-2492
    Debian Bug     : 702735
    
    A buffer overflow was discovered in the Firebird database server, which
    could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.3.18185-0.ds1-11+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), firebird2.1 will be removed in
    favour of firebird2.5.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), firebird2.1 will be removed in
    favour of firebird2.5.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your firebird2.1 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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