#VU34080 NULL pointer dereference


Published: 2020-08-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU34080

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13632

CWE-ID: CWE-476

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
SQLite
Server applications / Database software

Vendor: SQLite

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error in ext/fts3/fts3_snippet.c in SQLite. A local user can trigger denial of service conditions via a crafted matchinfo() query.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SQLite: 3.8.10 - 3.31.1


CPE

External links
http://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1080459
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/L7KXQWHIY2MQP4LNM6ODWJENMXYYQYBN/
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-20:22.sqlite.asc
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-26
http://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200608-0002/
http://sqlite.org/src/info/a4dd148928ea65bd
http://usn.ubuntu.com/4394-1/
http://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2020.html


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