Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1613-1 sqlite3 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Dec 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-20346.
More information:

Security experts at Tencent’s Blade security team have discovered a critical vulnerability in SQLite database software (nicknamed Magellan).

The Magellan remote code execution vulnerability has now been fixed by adding extra defenses against strategically corrupt databases to fts3/4.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your sqlite3 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: