Users login

Create an account »

JOIN XATRIX

Users login

Home » Hacking News » Interbase gds_lock_mgr buffer overflow

Interbase gds_lock_mgr buffer overflow

by Mario Miri on April 9th, 2003 It has been reported that setuid gds_lock_mgr which is shipped with Interbase software is prone to buffer overflow attack. This allows to local attacker to execute commands/instructions with root privileges.


Vulnerable:
Borland/Inprise Interbase 6.0
Borland/Inprise Interbase 6.4
Borland/Inprise Interbase 6.5
Firebird 1.0.2


Solution:
Currently there are no vendor supplied patches.


Discovered by:
Secure Network Operations, Inc


Newsletter signup

Signup to our monthly newsletter and stay in touch with IT news!

Free E-books

We've got ebooks! But they're not online. :( Please give us a few days to bring downloads back.

Contact

Have something to say or just wanna drop us a line? Please keep this in mind: to spam, we reply with spam.

Contact us »