A security update for the Python agent to to improve SQL obfuscation with SQLite.
Release date: Jan 9, 2018
Vulnerability identifier: NR18-02
The following New Relic agent versions are affected:
The New Relic Python agent should obfuscate SQL query parameters. This fixes an issue in SQLite transaction tracing. If the query parameters were passed with double quoted strings, the agent was not properly obfuscating these parameters.
- Generally, all SQL query parameter strings should be string literals and passed in single quotes. However, the Python SQLite API allows developers to use double quoted strings in some cases.
If you are unable to upgrade the agent, you may be able to take the following actions to ensure you do not send any SQLite query parameters.
- Use single quote string literals with SQLite.
- Disable SQL collection by configuring transaction_tracer.record_sql to
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