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Debian: DSA-3219-1: libdbd-firebird-perl security update

Date 11 Apr 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Stefan Roas discovered a way to cause a buffer overflow in DBD-FireBird, a Perl DBI driver for the Firebird RDBMS, in certain error conditions, due to the use of the sprintf() function to write to a fixed-size memory buffer.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3219-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Alessandro Ghedini
April 11, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libdbd-firebird-perl
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-2788
Debian Bug     : 780925

Stefan Roas discovered a way to cause a buffer overflow in DBD-FireBird,
a Perl DBI driver for the Firebird RDBMS, in certain error conditions, due
to the use of the sprintf() function to write to a fixed-size memory buffer.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.91-2+deb7u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
fixed in version 1.18-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.18-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libdbd-firebird-perl 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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