CVE-2024-20985

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 16, 2024
Updated: Feb 2, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-20985 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL. It affects versions 8.0.35 and prior, as well as 8.2.0 and prior. This vulnerability can be easily exploited by a low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols, allowing them to compromise the MySQL Server. Successful attacks can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash, leading to a complete denial-of-service (DOS) of the MySQL Server. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 6.5, indicating high availability impacts. It is important for organizations using these affected versions to remediate this vulnerability promptly to mitigate the potential danger it poses to their systems and data.

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