CVSS 3.1 Score 4.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 17, 2024
Updated: Feb 20, 2024


CVE-2024-20968 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL, specifically affecting versions 8.0.34 and earlier, as well as version 8.1.0. This vulnerability can be exploited by a high privileged attacker with network access through multiple protocols, potentially compromising the MySQL Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash, resulting in a denial-of-service (DoS) situation for the MySQL Server. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 4.4, indicating a medium severity and an availability impact. It is important for organizations using affected versions of MySQL Server to apply appropriate patches or updates to remediate this vulnerability and prevent potential attacks that could disrupt their systems or services.


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