Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4732-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4732-1
February 11, 2021

sqlite3 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 20.10

Summary:

SQLite could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a specially
crafted query.

Software Description:
– sqlite3: C library that implements an SQL database engine

Details:

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain sub-queries. 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 20.10:
libsqlite3-0 3.33.0-1ubuntu0.1
sqlite3 3.33.0-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4732-1
CVE-2021-20227

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sqlite3/3.33.0-1ubuntu0.1