#VU23915 Arbitrary file upload in SQLite

Published: 2020-01-03 | Updated: 2020-01-22

Vulnerability identifier: #VU23915

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-19925


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Database software

Vendor: SQLite


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to zipfileUpdate in "ext/misc/zipfile.c" mishandles a NULL pathname during an update of a ZIP archive. A remote attacker can upload and execute arbitrary file on the server.

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Vulnerable software versions

SQLite: 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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