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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5716-2 – Torchsec
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5716-2
November 21, 2022
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
SQLite could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
- sqlite3: C library that implements an SQL database engine
USN-5716-1 fixed a vulnerability in SQLite. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain long string
arguments. An attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.