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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1613-1] sqlite3 security update
2 January 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2018-20346
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running sqlite3 check for an updated version of the software for
their operating system.
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Package : sqlite3
Version : 22.214.171.124-1+deb8u3
CVE ID : CVE-2018-20346
Security experts at TencentÃ¢Â€Â™s Blade security team have discovered a
critical vulnerability in SQLite database software (nicknamed "Magellan").
The "Magellan" remote code execution vulnerability has now been fixed by
adding extra defenses against strategically corrupt databases to fts3/4.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your sqlite3 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
mike gabriel aka sunweaver (Debian Developer)
fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148
GnuPG Fingerprint: 9BFB AEE8 6C0A A5FF BF22 0782 9AF4 6B30 2577 1B31
mail: email@example.com, http://sunweavers.net
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