CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 17, 2024
Updated: Feb 20, 2024


CVE-2024-20966 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL, specifically in the Server: Optimizer component. The affected versions are 8.0.35 and prior, as well as 8.2.0 and prior. This vulnerability can be easily exploited by a highly privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols, allowing them to compromise the MySQL Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to unauthorized ability to cause the server to hang or crash repeatedly, resulting in a complete denial of service (DoS) situation for MySQL Server. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 4.9, indicating availability impacts. It is important for organizations using affected versions of MySQL Server to remediate this vulnerability promptly to mitigate the potential danger it poses. Note: The provided information is based on the given text and may not reflect the latest updates or comprehensive details about the vulnerability.

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