This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when handling shared secrets. A remote attacker can supply a shared secret of a different size, trigger a memory corruption during the second key re-exchange and crash the application or potentially execute arbitrary code.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
MySQL Workbench: 8.0.11 - 8.0.27
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.