Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : sqlite3 vulnerabilities (USN-2698-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85156
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled skip-scan optimization. An attacker could use this issue to cause applications using SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
(CVE-2013-7443)

Michal Zalewski discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled dequoting of collation-sequence names. An attacker could use this issue to cause applications using SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-3414)

Michal Zalewski discovered that SQLite incorrectly implemented comparison operators. An attacker could use this issue to cause applications using SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-3415)

Michal Zalewski discovered that SQLite incorrectly handle printf precision and width values during floating-point conversions. An attacker could use this issue to cause applications using SQLite to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-3416).

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 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2698-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85156

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2698-1.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsqlite3-0, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7443, CVE-2015-3414, CVE-2015-3415, CVE-2015-3416

USN: 2698-1