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Interbase/Firebird buffer overflow

by Mario Miri on May 19th, 2003 Firebird setuid 0 gds_inet_server program due to buffer overflow problem can be exploited to execute arbitrary code as UID 0. It is possible that Borland/Inprise Interbase suffers from the same vulnerability, since Firebird is based on this code.

Borland/Inprise Interbase 6.0
Firebird 1.0.0
Firebird 1.0.2

Currently there are no vendor supplied patches.

Discovered by:
bob, [email protected]

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