Oracle MySQL Workbench < 8.0.23 Multiple Vulnertabilities (Jan 2021)

high Nessus Plugin ID 150416
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An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Oracle MySQL Workbench installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 8.0.23. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the advisory.

- SQLite 3.32.2 has a use-after-free in resetAccumulator in select.c because the parse tree rewrite for window functions is too late. (CVE-2020-13871)

- The X.509 GeneralName type is a generic type for representing different types of names. One of those name types is known as EDIPartyName. OpenSSL provides a function GENERAL_NAME_cmp which compares different instances of a GENERAL_NAME to see if they are equal or not. This function behaves incorrectly when both GENERAL_NAMEs contain an EDIPARTYNAME. A NULL pointer dereference and a crash may occur leading to a possible denial of service attack.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Oracle MySQL Workbench version 8.0.23 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150416

File Name: oracle_mysql_workbench_8_0_23.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/9/2021

Updated: 6/10/2021

Dependencies: mysql_workbench_win_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-13871


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:mysql_workbench, cpe:/a:mysql:mysql_workbench

Required KB Items: installed_sw/MySQL Workbench

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/18/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/6/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1971, CVE-2020-13871

IAVA: 2021-A-0038