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MariaDB Connector Vulnerability CVE-2020-13249

We are giving an headsup regarding a vulnerability identified in MariaDB connector. Please be noted that this doesn’t affect any of the ezeelogin installation as we don’t use this connector in ezeelogin. 

Recently a very critical vulnerability was identified in MariaDB Connector up to 3.1.7 (Database Software). It’s vulnerable to a Remote Code Execution (RCE) tagged as *CVE-2020-13249
This vulnerability potentially allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations. This vulnerability has been rated with a CVSS score of 9.8 (CRITICAL). This issue is reported to not affect any MySQL components supported by Oracle. The weakness was shared 05/20/2020. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-13249 since 05/20/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

Recommended Mitigation actions:
It’s recommended to update/patch all installations of MariaDB Connector/C* to version 3.1.8 immediately since upgrading to version 3.1.8 eliminates this vulnerability.


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