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USN-5712-1: SQLite vulnerability

3 November 2022

SQLite could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it received specially crafted input.

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Releases

Packages

  • sqlite3 - C library that implements an SQL database engine

Details

It was discovered that SQLite did not properly handle large string
inputs in certain circumstances. An attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause a denial of service or arbitrary code execution.

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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-5716-1: libsqlite3-dev, libsqlite3-tcl, lemon, libsqlite3-0, sqlite3-doc, sqlite3-tools, sqlite3
  • USN-5716-2: libsqlite3-dev, libsqlite3-tcl, lemon, libsqlite3-0, sqlite3-doc, sqlite3