USN-4732-1: SQLite vulnerability

11 February 2021

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 certain sub-queries. 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 20.10

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

References