CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Apr 16, 2024
Updated: Apr 17, 2024


CVE-2024-20994 is a vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL, specifically affecting versions 8.0.36 and prior, as well as 8.3.0 and prior. The vulnerability allows a low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise the MySQL Server. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash, resulting in a denial-of-service (DoS) attack on the MySQL Server. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 5.3, indicating medium severity with availability impacts. It is important for organizations using affected versions of MySQL Server to update to the latest versions or apply patches provided by Oracle to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate potential risks.

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