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A SQLite security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ESM.

USN-5716-2: SQLite vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5716-2
November 21, 2022

sqlite3 vulnerability
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM


SQLite could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted input.

Software Description:
- sqlite3: C library that implements an SQL database engine


USN-5716-1 fixed a vulnerability in SQLite. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that SQLite incorrectly handled certain long string
arguments. An attacker could use this issue to cause SQLite to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libsqlite3-0 3.8.2-1ubuntu2.2+esm3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.