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MySQL and the GHOST: glibc gethostbyname buffer overflow
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Qualys announced they had found an exploit in one of the Linux core libraries – glibc – using a buffer overflow technique in gethostbyname(). They have developed a proof-of-concept in which simply sending a specially created e-mail to a mail server enabled them to create a remote shell to the Linux machine. According to Qualys, “This bypasses all existing protections (like ASLR, PIE and NX) on both 32-bit and 64-bit systems.”. How does it affect MySQL servers? Read on!

The vulnerable library call provides DNS name resolution …

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Memory allocators: MySQL performance improvements in Percona Server 5.5.30-30.2
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In addition to the problem with trx_list scan we discussed in Friday’s post, there is another issue in InnoDB transaction processing that notably affects MySQL performance – for every transaction InnoDB creates a …

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cannot create package tree: unresolved dependency: package "Base" not found
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My experience showed that installing a new version of glibc resolved the error:

$ sudo apt-get install libc6



If this doesn't work for you, try this:

http://lists.mysql.com/maxdb/25707

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