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

    Date11 Apr 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Alessandro Ghedini
    April 11, 2015                         http://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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