Debian: DSA-2648-1: firebird2.5 security update

    Date 15 Mar 2013
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A buffer overflow was discovered in the Firebird database server, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code. In addition, a denial of service vulnerability was discovered in the TraceManager.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2648-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 15, 2013                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : firebird2.5
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-5529 CVE-2013-2492
    
    A buffer overflow was discovered in the Firebird database server, which
    could result in the execution of arbitrary code. In addition, a denial 
    of service vulnerability was discovered in the TraceManager.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.5.0.26054~ReleaseCandidate3.ds2-1+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your firebird2.5 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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