USN-4019-2: SQLite vulnerabilities

19 June 2019

sqlite3 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in SQLite.

Software Description

  • sqlite3 - C library that implements an SQL database engine

Details

USN-4019-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in sqlite3. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain SQL files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2017-2518)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain queries. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-20346, CVE-2018-20506)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. (CVE-2019-8457)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-6153)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain databases. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-10989)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2017-13685)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
libsqlite3-0 - 3.8.2-1ubuntu2.2+esm1
sqlite3 - 3.8.2-1ubuntu2.2+esm1
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
libsqlite3-0 - 3.7.9-2ubuntu1.3
sqlite3 - 3.7.9-2ubuntu1.3

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

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