CVE-2020-12050

NameCVE-2020-12050
DescriptionSQLiteODBC 0.9996, as packaged for certain Linux distributions as 0.9996-4, has a race condition leading to root privilege escalation because any user can replace a /tmp/sqliteodbc$$ file with new contents that cause loading of an arbitrary library.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sqliteodbc (PTS)stretch0.9995-1vulnerable
buster0.9996-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.9998-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sqliteodbcsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

The issue is located in the *.spec files used for rpm packaging using insecurely
/tmp/sqliteodbc$$. Debian packaging maintainer scripts do not suffer from same
issue.

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