USN-4438-1: SQLite vulnerability

27 July 2020

SQLite could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a specially crafted query.

Releases

Packages

  • sqlite3 - C library that implements an SQL database engine

Details

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled query-flattener
optimization. An attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04

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

References