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Command-line: update MySQL driver to 8.0.16 due to CVE-2018-3258 #2426

skapilabmc opened this issue Jul 3, 2019 · 1 comment


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commented Jul 3, 2019

Which version and edition of Flyway are you using?
flyway 6.0.0-beta2

If this is not the latest version, can you reproduce the issue with the latest one as well?
This is latest version

Which client are you using? (Command-line, Java API, Maven plugin, Gradle plugin)
Command-line, Java API, Maven Plug-in

Which database are you using (type & version)?

Which operating system are you using?
Dockers on CentOs

What did you do?
Security Scan was performed on our application which uses flyway


The following vulnerability has been reported on flywaydb by our Sonatype Nexsus IQ Scanner during an internal security scanning. Please confirm if flywaydb is impacted by this? If yes, can you please update the jar and share a timeline for the same.

If flywaydb is not impacted then please provide your comments on why this is not impacted


Details of the Vulnerability
Description from CVE

Vulnerability in the MySQL Connectors component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Connector/J). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.12 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Connectors. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of MySQL Connectors. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 8.8 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H).

Root Cause
flyway-commandline-6.0.0-beta2-linux-x64.tar.gz <= mysql-connector-java-8.0.12.jar : ( , 8.0.12]

Third Party:

CVSS Details
CVE CVSS 3.0: 8.8


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commented Jul 3, 2019

Thanks for the heads up! We'll update it to the latest version (8.0.16 or later) before 6.0.0 goes GA. In the meantime, the driver can already easily be upgraded by end users by replacing the bundled version with the latest version from

@axelfontaine axelfontaine changed the title CVE-2018-3258 Vulnerability reported on flywaydb by Sonatype Nexsus IQ Server Command-line: update MySQL driver to 8.0.16 due to CVE-2018-3258 Jul 3, 2019

juliahayward added a commit to flyway/ that referenced this issue Aug 1, 2019

@juliahayward juliahayward added r: fixed and removed t: bug labels Aug 1, 2019

MikielAgutu added a commit to flyway/ that referenced this issue Aug 13, 2019
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