SQLite: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201612-21

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in SQLite, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

dev-db/sqlite on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.11.1
Unaffected versions >= 3.11.1

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 remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or 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-3.11.1"
 

References

Release Date
December 08, 2016

Latest Revision
December 08, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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