CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 16, 2024
Updated: Feb 2, 2024


CVE-2024-20965 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL. It affects versions 8.0.35 and prior, as well as 8.2.0 and prior. The vulnerability can be easily exploited by a high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols, leading to the compromise of MySQL Server. Successful attacks on this vulnerability can result in the unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash of MySQL Server, resulting in a complete denial of service (DOS). The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 4.9, indicating availability impacts. Products such as tkNmD_, Z3R9gD, tkNmD-, Z2nole, and others are affected by this vulnerability. To remediate it, users should update their MySQL Server to a version that is not affected by this vulnerability. Overall, this vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations that use MySQL Server as it allows attackers to disrupt the availability of the server through DOS attacks.

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