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USN-4394-1: SQLite vulnerabilities

10 June 2020

Several security issues were fixed in SQLite.

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Releases

Packages

  • sqlite3 - C library that implements an SQL database engine

Details

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain corruped schemas.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-8740)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain SELECT
statements. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 19.10. (CVE-2019-19603)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain self-referential
views. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 19.10. (CVE-2019-19645)

Henry Liu discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain malformed
window-function queries. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04
LTS. (CVE-2020-11655)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain string
operations. An attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-13434)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain expressions. An
attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-13435)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain fts3 queries. An
attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-13630)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain virtual table
names. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04
LTS. (CVE-2020-13631)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain fts3 queries. An
attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-13632)

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

Related notices

  • USN-4205-1: sqlite3, libsqlite3-dev, lemon, libsqlite3-0, libsqlite3-tcl, sqlite3-doc