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Category:   Application (Database)  >   InterBase Vendors:   Borland
Borland InterBase Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020092
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2559   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 6 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 22 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2007 Service Pack 2 (
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in InterBase. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to TCP port 3050 to trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The original advisory is available at:

Damian Frizza from CORE IMPACT's Exploit Writing Team (EWT) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)
Underlying OS Comments:  Tested on Solaris and Windows

Message History:   None.

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