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1558804: CVE-2018-8740 sqlite: NULL pointer dereference with databases with schema corrupted with CREATE TABLE AS allows for denial of service
A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability was found in SQLite. Loading a database whose schema was corrupted using a CREATE TABLE AS statement would result in a SQLite crash.

Find out more about CVE-2018-8740 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having a security impact of Low. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification:

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 sqlite Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 sqlite Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 sqlite Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 sqlite Not affected
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