#VU23789 Input validation error in SQLite

Published: 2019-12-23 | Updated: 2020-01-22

Vulnerability identifier: #VU23789

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-19317


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Database software

Vendor: SQLite


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input within the lookupName() function in resolve.c, which leads to omitting bits from the colUsed bitmask in the case of a generated column. A remote attacker can perform a denial of service attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

SQLite: 3.7.0 - 3.30.1

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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