Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.04 / 19.10 : sqlite3 vulnerabilities (USN-4205-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 131561
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Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain schemas. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. (CVE-2018-8740)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain schemas. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2019-16168)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain schemas. An attacker could possibly use this issue to mishandles some expressions.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04 and Ubuntu 19.10.
(CVE-2019-19242)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain queries. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04 and Ubuntu 19.10. (CVE-2019-19244)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain SQL commands. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2019-5018)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain commands. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2019-5827).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libsqlite3-0 and / or sqlite3 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4205-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131561

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4205-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/3/2019

Updated: 12/9/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsqlite3-0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:sqlite3, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/2/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/17/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8740, CVE-2019-16168, CVE-2019-19242, CVE-2019-19244, CVE-2019-5018, CVE-2019-5827

USN: 4205-1