Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3431-1 sqlite -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 May 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6153, CVE-2018-8740.
- More information:
Two vulnerabilities have been fixed in sqlite (V2) which which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service (application crash), or have unspecified other impact.
sqlite improperly implemented the temporary directory search algorithm, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service (application crash), or have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of the current working directory for temporary files.
Databases whose schema is corrupted using a CREATE TABLE AS statement could cause a NULL pointer dereference,
For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.17-15+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your sqlite packages.
For the detailed security status of sqlite please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/sqlite
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS