Debian: DSA-3109-1: firebird2.5 security update

    Date21 Dec 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Dmitry Kovalenko discovered that the Firebird database server is prone to a denial of service vulnerability. An unauthenticated remote attacker could send a malformed network packet to a firebird server, which would cause the server to crash.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3109-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    December 21, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : firebird2.5
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9323
    Debian Bug     : 772880
    
    Dmitry Kovalenko discovered that the Firebird database server is prone
    to a denial of service vulnerability. An unauthenticated remote attacker
    could send a malformed network packet to a firebird server, which would
    cause the server to crash.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.5.2.26540.ds4-1~deb7u2.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
    fixed in version 2.5.3.26778.ds4-5.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.5.3.26778.ds4-5.
    
    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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