A common observation for many LAMP stack products is the use of poor MySQL security practices. Even for more established products such as Wordpress don’t always assume that the provided documentation does what it best for you. As per my earlier posts where I detailed installation instructions and optimal permissions for both WordPress and Mediawiki, and not just directed readers to online documentation.
In this post I will detail why GRANT ALL is bad.
Let’s start with what GRANT ALL [PRIVILEGES] provides. As per the MySQL 5.1 Reference[Read more...]