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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201904-21 ] SQLite: Remote code execution
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:42:52
Message-Id: 20190422233221.GD32445@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201904-21
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: SQLite: Remote code execution
     Date: April 22, 2019
     Bugs: #672942
       ID: 201904-21

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in SQLite may allow for the remote execution of code.

Background
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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                < 3.25.3                  >= 3.25.3 

Description
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An integer overflow was discovered in SQLite's FTS3 extension.

Impact
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A remote attacker could, by executing arbitrary SQL statements against
a vulnerable host, execute arbitrary code.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All SQLite users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/sqlite-3.25.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-20346
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20346

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-21

Concerns?
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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
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 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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