Title: Firebird op_connect_request Packet Handling Remote DoS
Jul 28, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
Firebird contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when op_connect_request handles a malformed packet, and will result in loss of availability for the port for the 2.x versions and the server for the 1.x versions.
Remote / Network Access
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
Patch / RCS
Upgrade to version 2.5 Beta 2, 2.1.3,2.0.6 , 1.5.6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.