Improper Authorization Affecting mysql:mysql-connector-java package, versions [,8.0.28)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Privileges Required

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-MYSQL-2386864

  • published

    28 Jan 2022

  • disclosed

    18 Jan 2022

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade mysql:mysql-connector-java to version 8.0.28 or higher.

Overview

mysql:mysql-connector-java is a 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 Improper Authorization via the MysqlSQLXML::getSource() function. A malicious actor with high privileges can access all of the MySQL connector's accessible data and crash the connectors.