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Vulnerability of SQLite: NULL pointer dereference via FTS5 Transaction Interleaving Read

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via FTS5 Transaction Interleaving Read of SQLite, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this threat: 1/4.
Creation date: 25/03/2019.
Références of this weakness: bulletinapr2019, CVE-2019-9937, FEDORA-2019-8641591b3c, FEDORA-2019-a01751837d, openSUSE-SU-2019:1372-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1127-1, USN-4019-1, USN-4019-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-28844.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via FTS5 Transaction Interleaving Read of SQLite, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Communications, Solaris, SQLite, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat bulletin is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat.

Solutions for this threat

SQLite: patch for FTS5 Transaction Interleaving Read.
A patch is available:
  https://sqlite.org/src/info/45c73deb440496e8

Fedora: new sqlite packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: sqlite 3.26.0-3.fc29
  Fedora 30: sqlite 3.26.0-5.fc30

openSUSE Leap 15: new sqlite3 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: sqlite3 3.28.0-lp150.2.6.1

Oracle Communications: CPU of January 2020.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2625594.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2626101.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2628576.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2626102.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2622427.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2595443.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2595442.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2617852.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2626103.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of April 2019 v3.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

SUSE LE 15: new sqlite3 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: sqlite3 3.28.0-3.6.1

Ubuntu: new sqlite3 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.04: sqlite3 3.27.2-2ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 18.10: sqlite3 3.24.0-1ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: sqlite3 3.22.0-1ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: sqlite3 3.11.0-1ubuntu1.2
  Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: sqlite3 3.8.2-1ubuntu2.2+esm1
  Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: sqlite3 3.7.9-2ubuntu1.3

Wind River Linux: solution (21/05/2019).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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