CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 16, 2024
Updated: Feb 2, 2024


CVE-2024-20971 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL. This vulnerability affects versions 8.0.35 and prior, as well as 8.2.0 and prior. It is an easily exploitable vulnerability that allows a high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks can lead to unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash, resulting in a complete denial of service (DOS) for MySQL Server. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 4.9, indicating high availability impacts. Remediation for this vulnerability should involve updating the affected version of MySQL Server to a patched version provided by Oracle.

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