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From:Paul DuBois Date:September 23 1999 6:09pm
Subject:Re: Root permissions always need reseting. Security issue.
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At 12:16 PM -0500 9/23/99, Martin Ramsch wrote:
>On Thu, 1999-09-23 19:42:43 +0300, Michael Widenius wrote:
>> >>>>> "Jacob" == Jacob Park <jpark@stripped> writes:
>> Jacob> [...] The problem is that periodically root loses it's
>> Jacob> permissions again and I have to reset them again
>[...]
>> I haven't ever heard about a problem like the above.
>
>I don't understand what connection the root password has to the access
>problems of other users ...
>
>But, hasn't there been a bug with GRANT sometimes only changing the
>the password in memory but not writing the new password into
>mysql.user?  Maybe Jacob's problem is related to this?

I'm not sure if it's just the password, but yes, I have found that it
doesn't hurt to issue a FLUSH PRIVILEGES after GRANT or REVOKE,
even though it's not supposed to be necessary.  The conditions under
which this is necessary remain unclear to me.

--
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Thread
Root permissions always need reseting. Security issue.Jacob Park23 Sep
  • Root permissions always need reseting. Security issue.Michael Widenius23 Sep
    • Re: Root permissions always need reseting. Security issue.Martin Ramsch23 Sep
      • Re: Root permissions always need reseting. Security issue.Paul DuBois23 Sep
  • Re: Root permissions always need reseting. Security issue.Jacob Park23 Sep
    • Re: Root permissions always need reseting. Security issue.Paul DuBois23 Sep
    • Re: Root permissions always need reseting. Security issue.Michael Widenius24 Sep