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By the Year

In 2021 there have been 2 vulnerabilities in SQLite with an average score of 6.5 out of ten. Last year SQLite had 12 security vulnerabilities published. Right now, SQLite is on track to have less security vulnerabilities in 2021 than it did last year. Last year, the average CVE base score was greater by 0.32

Year Vulnerabilities Average Score
2021 2 6.50
2020 12 6.82
2019 18 7.57
2018 2 7.80

It may take a day or so for new SQLite vulnerabilities to show up in the stats or in the list of recent security vulnerabilties. Additionally vulnerabilities may be tagged under a different product or component name.

Recent SQLite Security Vulnerabilities

** DISPUTED ** A segmentation fault can occur in the sqlite3.exe command-line component of SQLite 3.36.0

CVE-2021-36690 7.5 - High - August 24, 2021

** DISPUTED ** A segmentation fault can occur in the sqlite3.exe command-line component of SQLite 3.36.0 via the idxGetTableInfo function when there is a crafted SQL query. NOTE: the vendor disputes the relevance of this report because a sqlite3.exe user already has full privileges (e.g., is intentionally allowed to execute commands). This report does NOT imply any problem in the SQLite library.

Out-of-bounds Read

A flaw was found in SQLite's SELECT query functionality (src/select.c)

CVE-2021-20227 5.5 - Medium - March 23, 2021

A flaw was found in SQLite's SELECT query functionality (src/select.c). This flaw allows an attacker who is capable of running SQL queries locally on the SQLite database to cause a denial of service or possible code execution by triggering a use-after-free. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Dangling pointer

In SQLite before 3.32.3, select.c mishandles query-flattener optimization, leading to a multiSelectOrderBy heap overflow

CVE-2020-15358 5.5 - Medium - June 27, 2020

In SQLite before 3.32.3, select.c mishandles query-flattener optimization, leading to a multiSelectOrderBy heap overflow because of misuse of transitive properties for constant propagation.

Memory Corruption

SQLite 3.32.2 has a use-after-free in resetAccumulator in select.c

CVE-2020-13871 7.5 - High - June 06, 2020

SQLite 3.32.2 has a use-after-free in resetAccumulator in select.c because the parse tree rewrite for window functions is too late.

Dangling pointer

ext/fts3/fts3.c in SQLite before 3.32.0 has a use-after-free in fts3EvalNextRow

CVE-2020-13630 7 - High - May 27, 2020

ext/fts3/fts3.c in SQLite before 3.32.0 has a use-after-free in fts3EvalNextRow, related to the snippet feature.

Dangling pointer

SQLite before 3.32.0

CVE-2020-13631 5.5 - Medium - May 27, 2020

SQLite before 3.32.0 allows a virtual table to be renamed to the name of one of its shadow tables, related to alter.c and build.c.

ext/fts3/fts3_snippet.c in SQLite before 3.32.0 has a NULL pointer dereference

CVE-2020-13632 5.5 - Medium - May 27, 2020

ext/fts3/fts3_snippet.c in SQLite before 3.32.0 has a NULL pointer dereference via a crafted matchinfo() query.

NULL Pointer Dereference

SQLite through 3.32.0 has a segmentation fault in sqlite3ExprCodeTarget in expr.c.

CVE-2020-13435 5.5 - Medium - May 24, 2020

SQLite through 3.32.0 has a segmentation fault in sqlite3ExprCodeTarget in expr.c.

NULL Pointer Dereference

SQLite through 3.32.0 has an integer overflow in sqlite3_str_vappendf in printf.c.

CVE-2020-13434 5.5 - Medium - May 24, 2020

SQLite through 3.32.0 has an integer overflow in sqlite3_str_vappendf in printf.c.

Integer Overflow or Wraparound

In SQLite through 3.31.1, the ALTER TABLE implementation has a use-after-free, as demonstrated by an ORDER BY clause

CVE-2020-11656 9.8 - Critical - April 09, 2020

In SQLite through 3.31.1, the ALTER TABLE implementation has a use-after-free, as demonstrated by an ORDER BY clause that belongs to a compound SELECT statement.

Dangling pointer

SQLite through 3.31.1

CVE-2020-11655 7.5 - High - April 09, 2020

SQLite through 3.31.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a malformed window-function query because the AggInfo object's initialization is mishandled.

Improper Initialization

In SQLite 3.31.1, isAuxiliaryVtabOperator

CVE-2020-9327 7.5 - High - February 21, 2020

In SQLite 3.31.1, isAuxiliaryVtabOperator allows attackers to trigger a NULL pointer dereference and segmentation fault because of generated column optimizations.

NULL Pointer Dereference

ext/misc/zipfile.c in SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain uses of INSERT INTO in situations involving embedded '\0' characters in filenames, leading to a memory-management error

CVE-2019-19959 7.5 - High - January 03, 2020

ext/misc/zipfile.c in SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain uses of INSERT INTO in situations involving embedded '\0' characters in filenames, leading to a memory-management error that can be detected by (for example) valgrind.

selectExpander in select.c in SQLite 3.30.1 proceeds with WITH stack unwinding even after a parsing error.

CVE-2019-20218 7.5 - High - January 02, 2020

selectExpander in select.c in SQLite 3.30.1 proceeds with WITH stack unwinding even after a parsing error.

Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

zipfileUpdate in ext/misc/zipfile.c in SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles a NULL pathname during an update of a ZIP archive.

CVE-2019-19925 7.5 - High - December 24, 2019

zipfileUpdate in ext/misc/zipfile.c in SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles a NULL pathname during an update of a ZIP archive.

Unrestricted File Upload

flattenSubquery in select.c in SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain uses of SELECT DISTINCT involving a LEFT JOIN in

CVE-2019-19923 7.5 - High - December 24, 2019

flattenSubquery in select.c in SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain uses of SELECT DISTINCT involving a LEFT JOIN in which the right-hand side is a view. This can cause a NULL pointer dereference (or incorrect results).

NULL Pointer Dereference

SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain parser-tree rewriting, related to expr.c, vdbeaux.c, and window.c

CVE-2019-19924 5.3 - Medium - December 24, 2019

SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain parser-tree rewriting, related to expr.c, vdbeaux.c, and window.c. This is caused by incorrect sqlite3WindowRewrite() error handling.

Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

multiSelect in select.c in SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain errors during parsing, as demonstrated by errors

CVE-2019-19926 7.5 - High - December 23, 2019

multiSelect in select.c in SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain errors during parsing, as demonstrated by errors from sqlite3WindowRewrite() calls. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2019-19880.

NULL Pointer Dereference

exprListAppendList in window.c in SQLite 3.30.1

CVE-2019-19880 7.5 - High - December 18, 2019

exprListAppendList in window.c in SQLite 3.30.1 allows attackers to trigger an invalid pointer dereference because constant integer values in ORDER BY clauses of window definitions are mishandled.

NULL Pointer Dereference

pragma.c in SQLite through 3.30.1 mishandles NOT NULL in an integrity_check PRAGMA command in certain cases of generated columns.

CVE-2019-19646 9.8 - Critical - December 09, 2019

pragma.c in SQLite through 3.30.1 mishandles NOT NULL in an integrity_check PRAGMA command in certain cases of generated columns.

Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions

SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain SELECT statements with a nonexistent VIEW

CVE-2019-19603 7.5 - High - December 09, 2019

SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles certain SELECT statements with a nonexistent VIEW, leading to an application crash.

alter.c in SQLite through 3.30.1

CVE-2019-19645 5.5 - Medium - December 09, 2019

alter.c in SQLite through 3.30.1 allows attackers to trigger infinite recursion via certain types of self-referential views in conjunction with ALTER TABLE statements.

Stack Exhaustion

lookupName in resolve.c in SQLite 3.30.1 omits bits from the colUsed bitmask in the case of a generated column, which

CVE-2019-19317 9.8 - Critical - December 05, 2019

lookupName in resolve.c in SQLite 3.30.1 omits bits from the colUsed bitmask in the case of a generated column, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Incorrect Conversion between Numeric Types

SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles pExpr->y.pTab

CVE-2019-19242 5.9 - Medium - November 27, 2019

SQLite 3.30.1 mishandles pExpr->y.pTab, as demonstrated by the TK_COLUMN case in sqlite3ExprCodeTarget in expr.c.

NULL Pointer Dereference

sqlite3Select in select.c in SQLite 3.30.1

CVE-2019-19244 7.5 - High - November 25, 2019

sqlite3Select in select.c in SQLite 3.30.1 allows a crash if a sub-select uses both DISTINCT and window functions, and also has certain ORDER BY usage.

In SQLite through 3.29.0, whereLoopAddBtreeIndex in sqlite3.c can crash a browser or other application

CVE-2019-16168 6.5 - Medium - September 09, 2019

In SQLite through 3.29.0, whereLoopAddBtreeIndex in sqlite3.c can crash a browser or other application because of missing validation of a sqlite_stat1 sz field, aka a "severe division by zero in the query planner."

Divide By Zero

SQLite3 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.

CVE-2019-8457 9.8 - Critical - May 30, 2019

SQLite3 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.

Out-of-bounds Read

An exploitable use after free vulnerability exists in the window function functionality of Sqlite3 3.26.0

CVE-2019-5018 8.1 - High - May 10, 2019

An exploitable use after free vulnerability exists in the window function functionality of Sqlite3 3.26.0. A specially crafted SQL command can cause a use after free vulnerability, potentially resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can send a malicious SQL command to trigger this vulnerability.

Dangling pointer

SQLite before 3.25.3, when the FTS3 extension is enabled, encounters an integer overflow (and resultant buffer overflow) for FTS3 queries in a "merge" operation

CVE-2018-20506 8.1 - High - April 03, 2019

SQLite before 3.25.3, when the FTS3 extension is enabled, encounters an integer overflow (and resultant buffer overflow) for FTS3 queries in a "merge" operation that occurs after crafted changes to FTS3 shadow tables, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging the ability to run arbitrary SQL statements (such as in certain WebSQL use cases). This is a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-20346.

Integer Overflow or Wraparound

SQLite 3.25.2, when queries are run on a table with a malformed PRIMARY KEY

CVE-2018-20505 7.5 - High - April 03, 2019

SQLite 3.25.2, when queries are run on a table with a malformed PRIMARY KEY, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by leveraging the ability to run arbitrary SQL statements (such as in certain WebSQL use cases).

SQL Injection

In SQLite 3.27.2

CVE-2019-9937 7.5 - High - March 22, 2019

In SQLite 3.27.2, interleaving reads and writes in a single transaction with an fts5 virtual table will lead to a NULL Pointer Dereference in fts5ChunkIterate in sqlite3.c. This is related to ext/fts5/fts5_hash.c and ext/fts5/fts5_index.c.

NULL Pointer Dereference

In SQLite 3.27.2, running fts5 prefix queries inside a transaction could trigger a heap-based buffer over-read in fts5HashEntrySort in sqlite3.c

CVE-2019-9936 7.5 - High - March 22, 2019

In SQLite 3.27.2, running fts5 prefix queries inside a transaction could trigger a heap-based buffer over-read in fts5HashEntrySort in sqlite3.c, which may lead to an information leak. This is related to ext/fts5/fts5_hash.c.

Out-of-bounds Read

SQLite before 3.25.3, when the FTS3 extension is enabled, encounters an integer overflow (and resultant buffer overflow) for FTS3 queries

CVE-2018-20346 8.1 - High - December 21, 2018

SQLite before 3.25.3, when the FTS3 extension is enabled, encounters an integer overflow (and resultant buffer overflow) for FTS3 queries that occur after crafted changes to FTS3 shadow tables, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging the ability to run arbitrary SQL statements (such as in certain WebSQL use cases), aka Magellan.

Integer Overflow or Wraparound

In SQLite through 3.22.0

CVE-2018-8740 7.5 - High - March 17, 2018

In SQLite through 3.22.0, databases whose schema is corrupted using a CREATE TABLE AS statement could cause a NULL pointer dereference, related to build.c and prepare.c.

NULL Pointer Dereference

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