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USN-5085-1: SQL parse vulnerability

22 September 2021

SQL parse could be made to denial of service if it received a specially crafted regular expression.



  • sqlparse - documentation for non-validating SQL parser in Python


It was discovered that SQL parse incorrectly handled certain regular expression.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.04

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