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USN-5403-1: SQLite vulnerability

5 May 2022

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



  • sqlite3 - C library that implements an SQL database engine


It was discovered that SQLite command-line component incorrectly handled
certain queries. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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