> Firebird "connect" Request Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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> Moderately critical
> System access
> From local network
> Firebird 2.x
> Cody Pierce has reported a vulnerability in Firebird, which can be
> exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
> The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of
> "connect" requests (0x1) with a large "p_cnct_count" value. This can
> be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by sending a specially
> crafted connect request to a vulnerable server (default port
> The vulnerability is reported in Firebird 2. Other versions may also
> be affected.
> Update to version 2.0.1.
> PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
> Cody Pierce, TippingPoint DVLabs
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