SQLite: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201507-05

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in SQLite, allowing context-dependent attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

dev-db/sqlite on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.8.9
Unaffected versions >= 3.8.9

Background

SQLite is a C library that implements an SQL database engine.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in SQLite. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A context-dependent attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All SQLite users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/sqlite-3.8.9"
 

References

Release Date
July 07, 2015

Latest Revision
July 07, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

Bugzilla entries