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USN-5615-3: SQLite vulnerability

27 June 2024

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 14.04 LTS.

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.
(CVE-2020-35525)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled ALTER TABLE for views
that have a nested FROM clause. An attacker could use this issue to cause
SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
(CVE-2020-35527)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled embedded null characters
when tokenizing certain unicode strings. This issue could result in
incorrect results. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
(CVE-2021-20223)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-5615-1: libsqlite3-tcl, sqlite3, libsqlite3-0, sqlite3-doc, libsqlite3-dev, lemon
  • USN-5615-2: libsqlite3-tcl, sqlite3, libsqlite3-0, sqlite3-doc, libsqlite3-dev, lemon