Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in FireBird.
The FireBird SQL application contains a stack based buffer overflow vulnerability that is triggered when processing an overly long "username". Successful exploition could make it possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

Affected Products

Firebird 1.x
Firebird 2.x


System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to Firebird 2.1.0 RC1

CVE References

CVE-2008-0467 CVE-2008-0467