Port 3050 Details
known port assignments and vulnerabilities
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||Borland Interbase database
Stack-based buffer overflow in the database service (ibserver.exe) in Borland InterBase 2007 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed opcode 0x52 request to TCP port 3050.
References: [CVE-2008-1910], [BID-28730]
Integer overflow in Borland Interbase 2007 SP2 (126.96.36.1996) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed packet to TCP port 3050, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow. NOTE: this issue might be related to [CVE-2008-0467].
References: [CVE-2008-2559] [BID-29302] [SECUNIA-30299]
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Borland InterBase LI 188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206, and WI 220.127.116.110 through 18.104.22.1687, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long service attach request on TCP port 3050 to the (a) SVC_attach or (b) INET_connect function, (2) a long create request on TCP port 3050 to the (c) isc_create_database or (d) jrd8_create_database function, (3) a long attach request on TCP port 3050 to the (e) isc_attach_database or (f) PWD_db_aliased function, or unspecified vectors involving the (4) jrd8_attach_database or (5) expand_filename2 function.
References: [CVE-2007-5243] [BID-25917] [OSVDB-38609] [SECUNIA-27058]
A vulnerability has been discovered in Firebird, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing requests and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted request sent to TCP port 3050.
References: [CVE-2013-2492], [SECUNIA-52506]
gds_db (IANA official)
||gds_db (Interbase/Firebird) (official)
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 3050
Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.
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