CVE-2024-20970

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)

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Published Feb 17, 2024
Updated: Feb 20, 2024

Summary

The vulnerability with the CVE ID CVE-2024-20970 affects the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL. Specifically, it impacts versions 8.0.35 and prior, as well as 8.2.0 and prior. This vulnerability can be easily exploited by a high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols, potentially compromising the MySQL Server. The successful exploitation of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash of the MySQL Server, leading to a complete denial of service (DOS) situation. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 4.9, indicating a medium severity level with availability impacts. It is important for organizations using affected versions to remediate this vulnerability promptly to prevent potential security breaches and disruptions to their MySQL Server operations.

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