CVE-2024-20972

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)

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Published Feb 17, 2024
Updated: Mar 1, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-20972 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL, specifically affecting 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 to compromise the MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can lead to unauthorized ability to cause the server to hang or experience frequent crashes, resulting in a denial-of-service (DOS) situation. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 4.9, indicating its impact on availability. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their MySQL Server to a version that is not affected by the issue.

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