GLSA-201904-21 : SQLite: Remote code execution

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 124226


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201904-21 (SQLite: Remote code execution)

An integer overflow was discovered in SQLite’s FTS3 extension.
Impact :

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

There is no known workaround at this time.


All SQLite users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/sqlite-3.25.3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124226

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201904-21.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/04/23

Updated: 2019/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:sqlite, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20346

GLSA: 201904-21