There is an grave security bug in firebird package 2.0 from debian and ubuntu
where an user can connect to the server with SYSDBA and NO password
The bug is now fixed in debian sid (unstable)
and here is the changelog
firebird2.0-super.init: stop exporting ISC_USER and ISC_PASSWORD.
Fixes a hole causing remote connections as user SYSDBA to succeed
without giving a password.
Closes: #481389 and CVE-2008-1880
Here is an howto install jaws php cms on ubuntu with firebird backend
Here is the new guide for installing firebird 2.1 and flamerobin on the ubuntu hardy heron and can be used for other releases (gutsy/feisty/dapper/intrepid ibex)
firebird 2.1 is now uploaded to debian , here are the details for this new package (soon will be published to debian unstable) . Package for ubuntu hardy is uploaded into my ppa
A Nokia-sponsored project is porting Ubuntu Linux to the ARM architecture.
Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 is released with firebird2.0 and flamerobin included in their repository
Here is an easy guide for installing firebird2.0 and then follow the flamerobin 0.8.6 guide
ps: soon there will be an firebird2.1 package for ubuntu created (it wasn’t possible to include it in this short period of time after release)
Flamerobin 0.8.6 is now accepted in the official ubuntu 8.04 hardy repository
here is the distro list where flamerobin 0.8.6 is included
I have created the ppa packages using the version 2.0 pre from cvs and it can be installed by an simple
$apt-get install ibwebadmin or with synaptic(gdebi)
you will need an apache+php+php5interbase setup (in ubuntu or any distro,or windows)
you can install it from my ppa repository