Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-92 features that runs on Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers. It has been used in production systems, under a variety of names since 1981. Firebird is a commercially independent project of C and C++ programmers, technical advisors and supporters developing and enhancing a multi-platform relational database management system under the Initial Developer's Public License.
- A remote stack buffer overflow was discovered in the Firebird Server during March, 2013 that allows an unauthenticated user to crash the server and opens a gate for remote code execution. The vulnerability was patched by Alex Peshkov. All Firebird binaries released with build numbers 23539 or lower and all snapshot builds before 2013.03.08 have this vulnerability.
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