DescriptionSQLite3 from 3.6.0 to and including 3.27.2 is vulnerable to heap out-of-bound read in the rtreenode() function when handling invalid rtree tables.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs929775, 1010974

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
db5.3 (PTS)buster5.3.28+dfsg1-0.5vulnerable
bookworm, sid5.3.28+dfsg2-1fixed
sqlite3 (PTS)buster3.27.2-3+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)3.27.2-3+deb10u2fixed
bookworm, sid3.40.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - db5.3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - db5.3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - db5.3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - sqlite3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue; can be fixed via point release)
[jessie] - sqlite3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by:
Make the internal dynamic string interface available to extensions:
Affected function is not used in Debian and meant for debugging purposes,
backporting the fix would be very complex.

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