CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 16, 2024
Updated: Feb 2, 2024


CVE-2024-20963 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 through multiple protocols, allowing them to compromise the MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can lead to unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash, resulting in a complete denial of service (DOS) for the MySQL Server. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 6.5, indicating high availability impacts. It is recommended to apply the necessary patches or updates provided by Oracle to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate potential risks to an organization's MySQL Server environment.

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