CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 18, 2023
Updated: Nov 15, 2023


CVE-2023-22053 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL, specifically affecting versions 5.7.42 and prior, as well as 8.0.33 and prior. It is a difficult to exploit vulnerability that can be leveraged by a low privileged attacker with network access through multiple protocols to compromise the MySQL Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequent crash of the MySQL Server, resulting in a denial-of-service (DOS) condition, as well as unauthorized read access to certain data within the server. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 5.9, indicating impacts on confidentiality and availability. It is important for organizations using affected versions of MySQL Server to apply appropriate patches or updates provided by Oracle in order to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate potential risks.


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