Oracle MySQL Workbench < 8.0.29 (Jan 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 160088


An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a vulnerability.


The version of Oracle MySQL Workbench installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 8.0.29. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability in the MySQL Workbench product of Oracle MySQL (component: Workbench: libssh). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.28 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via MySQL Workbench to compromise MySQL Workbench. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Workbench.

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


Upgrade to Oracle MySQL Workbench version 8.0.29 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 160088

File Name: oracle_mysql_workbench_8_0_29.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/22/2022

Updated: 4/20/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0778


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: installed_sw/MySQL Workbench

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/21/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/21/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0778

IAVA: 2022-A-0168-S