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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202103-04 ≈ Packet Storm

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202103-04
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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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
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A vulnerability in SQLite could lead to remote code execution.

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 < 3.34.1 >= 3.34.1

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

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

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-3.34.1”

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

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/202103-04

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
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
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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