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USN-5716-2: SQLite vulnerability

21 November 2022

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



  • sqlite3 - C library that implements an SQL database engine


USN-5716-1 fixed a vulnerability in SQLite. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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

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.


Related notices

  • USN-5712-1: sqlite3, libsqlite3-tcl, lemon, libsqlite3-0, libsqlite3-dev, sqlite3-doc
  • USN-5716-1: sqlite3, libsqlite3-tcl, lemon, sqlite3-tools, libsqlite3-0, libsqlite3-dev, sqlite3-doc