[USN-3929-1] Firebird vulnerabilities
mike.salvatore at canonical.com
Tue Apr 2 15:45:56 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3929-1
April 02, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in Firebird.
- firebird2.5: A full-featured, open source SQL database derived from Borland InterBase 6.0
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
It was discovered that Firebird incorrectly handled certain UDF libraries.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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