#VU63627 Buffer overflow in SQLite

Published: 2022-05-25 | Updated: 2023-10-28

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63627

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36690


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Database software

Vendor: SQLite


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

The vulnerability exists due to a segmentation fault in the sqlite3 command-line component when processing SQL queries in the idxGetTableInfo() function. A local user can pass a specially crafted SQL query and crash the application.

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Vulnerable software versions

SQLite: 3.36.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

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