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Re: Critical Update for CVE-2016-6662


Am 12.09.2016 um 22:53 schrieb Reinis Rozitis:
how should that be possible from a daemon runnign with a restricted user?

Some distros run mysqld_safe under root which also reads the *.cnf files
(cowered in advisory)

mysqld_safe != mysqld != something a client interacts with
which distribution out there is running *mysqld* as root?

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