Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.10 / 20.04 : SQLite vulnerabilities (USN-4394-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 137353

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain corruped schemas. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-8740)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain SELECT statements. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 19.10.
(CVE-2019-19603)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain self-referential views. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 19.10. (CVE-2019-19645)

Henry Liu discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain malformed window-function queries. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-11655)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain string operations. An attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-13434)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain expressions.
An attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-13435)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain fts3 queries. An attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-13630)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain virtual table names. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-13631)

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain fts3 queries. An attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-13632).

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/4394-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 137353

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4394-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/11/2020

Updated: 1/26/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-13630

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

Vector: AV:L/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: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/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:19.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/17/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8740, CVE-2019-19603, CVE-2019-19645, CVE-2020-11655, CVE-2020-13434, CVE-2020-13435, CVE-2020-13630, CVE-2020-13631, CVE-2020-13632

USN: 4394-1

IAVA: 2020-A-0358-S