CVE-2024-20993

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Apr 16, 2024
Updated: Apr 17, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-20993 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, potentially compromising the MySQL Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash of the MySQL Server, resulting in a complete denial of service (DOS) situation. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 4.9, indicating an availability impact. It is crucial for organizations using affected versions of MySQL Server to remediate this vulnerability promptly to mitigate potential risks and prevent unauthorized access or system crashes that could disrupt their operations.

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