CVE-2024-20961

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 16, 2024
Updated: Feb 2, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-20961 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL, affecting versions 8.0.35 and prior, as well as 8.2.0 and prior. This vulnerability can be easily exploited by a low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols, potentially compromising the MySQL Server. Successful attacks could lead to unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash of the MySQL Server, resulting in a complete denial of service (DOS). The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 6.5, indicating a medium severity with high availability impacts. It is advised to apply necessary patches or updates to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate potential risks to an organization's MySQL Server environment.

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