CVE-2024-20998

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.9 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Apr 16, 2024
Updated: Apr 17, 2024

Summary

CVE-2024-20998 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. This vulnerability can be exploited by a high privileged attacker with network access through multiple protocols, potentially leading to unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete denial of service) of the MySQL Server. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 4.9, indicating medium severity with availability impacts. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update to a version that is not affected by the issue.

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