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Gentoo: GLSA-202103-04: SQLite: Remote code execution

Date 31 Mar 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A vulnerability in SQLite could lead to remote code execution.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202103-04
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  Severity: High
     Title: SQLite: Remote code execution
      Date: March 31, 2021
      Bugs: #777990
        ID: 202103-04

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in SQLite could lead to remote code execution.

Background
==========

SQLite is a C library that implements an SQL database engine.

Affected packages
=================

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      Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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   1  dev-db/sqlite                < 3.34.1                  >= 3.34.1

Description
===========

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain sub-queries.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All SQLite users should upgrade to the latest version:

   # emerge --sync
   # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/sqlite-3.34.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2021-20227
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-20227

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202103-04

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
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https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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