MySQL bruteforce attack

Details of BNVL-2019-0020

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Name : 
MySQL bruteforce attack
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CVE ID: Na

Description: 

According to Wikipedia “MySQL is the world’s second most widely used relational database management system (RDBMS) and most widely used open-source RDBMS”

The flip side of this popularity is high number of various brute-force tools that are easily available on the Internet.

Your MySQL Server might be at risk if it allows remote connections.

Pattern: SenseLog id [3306_1_001]