CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Apr 23, 2024


The vulnerability with CVE ID CVE-2024-21511 affects versions of the mysql2 package before 3.9.7. It is categorized as a secondary type cyber vulnerability with a risk score of 65. The vulnerability allows for arbitrary code injection due to improper sanitization of the timezone parameter in the readCodeFor function when calling a native MySQL Server date/time function. The vulnerability impacts multiple products, including vlGgQR, vlGgQT, vlGgQS, and many others. The danger posed to organizations is significant, with a base severity of CRITICAL and a base score of 9.8. It requires no privileges and has no user interaction required, making it exploitable over the network. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is rated as HIGH, while the attack complexity is LOW and availability impact is HIGH.

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