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USN-5615-2: SQLite vulnerability

28 September 2022

SQLite could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code.

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Releases

Packages

  • sqlite3 - C library that implements an SQL database engine

Details

USN-5615-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in SQLite. This update provides
the corresponding fix for CVE-2020-35525 for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-5615-1: sqlite3-doc, libsqlite3-dev, lemon, libsqlite3-tcl, sqlite3, libsqlite3-0