Ubuntu 3929-1: Firebird vulnerabilities

    Date02 Apr 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in Firebird.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3929-1
    April 02, 2019
    
    firebird2.5 vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in Firebird.
    
    Software Description:
    - firebird2.5: A full-featured, open source SQL database derived from Borland InterBase 6.0
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Firebird incorrectly handled certain malformed
    packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue with a specially
    crafted network packet to cause Firebird to crash, resulting in a denial of
    service.
    (CVE-2014-9323)
    
    It was discovered that Firebird incorrectly handled certain UDF libraries.
    A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2017-6369)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      firebird2.5-classic             2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
      firebird2.5-classic-common      2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
      firebird2.5-server-common       2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
      firebird2.5-super               2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
      firebird2.5-superclassic        2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
      libfbclient2                    2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
      libfbembed2.5                   2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
      libib-util                      2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3929-1
      CVE-2014-9323, CVE-2017-6369
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firebird2.5/2.5.2.26540.ds4-9ubuntu1.1
    
    
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