Privilege Escalation Affecting mysql:mysql-connector-java Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,8.0.16)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Privileges Required

    High

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-MYSQL-174574

  • published

    2 May 2019

  • disclosed

    23 Apr 2019

  • credit

    Michael Nielson

How to fix?

Upgrade mysql:mysql-connector-java to version 8.0.16 or higher.

Overview

mysql:mysql-connector-java provides connectivity for client applications developed in the Java programming language with MySQL Connector/J, a driver that implements the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) API.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. A user with high privileges who is logged onto the infrastructure where MySQL Connectors executes to compromise MySQL Connectors. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker.