MySQL 5.1.41 has been updated to fix a security issue

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I just uploaded new MySQL 5.1.41 packages that fix a remote buffer overflow in MySQL servers that use the embedded YaSSL library : Lenz Grimmer gives more information about this issue CVE-2009-4484 has been filled Since Debian and Dotdeb are impacted, you are strongly encouraged to upgrade your servers.

MySQL 5.1.40 is available for Debian “Lenny” and “Etch” with InnoDB-plugin support

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MySQL 5.1.40 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 5.0 “Lenny” / Debian 4.0 “Etch” in amd64/i386 flavours. As usual, this maintenance release fixes a lot of bugs (please read the Changelog for more details). Please note that the packaging is a little bit different from the official Debian packaging, to include the InnoDB plugin… Read more »

MySQL 5.1.39 released for Debian “Etch” and “Lenny”

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MySQL 5.1.39 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 4.0 “Etch” / Debian 5.0 “Lenny” in amd64/i386 flavours. This maintenance release fixes a lot of bugs. Please note that the Lenny version introduces some hardening features. As usual, please read the list of changes in 5.1.39 before upgrading.

MySQL 5.0.84 for Debian 4.0 “Etch”, remote DoS under review

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Some days after MySQL 5.0.83 has been released, MySQL 5.0.84 is now available on Dotdeb for Etch amd64/i386. Please note that an advisory about a remote DoS for MySQL <5.0.84 is under review : CVE-2009-2446. Therefore, upgrading to this new version is strongly recommanded. As usual, please read the list of changes before upgrading.

MySQL 5.1.36 is available for Debian “Etch” and “Lenny”

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MySQL 5.1.36 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 4.0 “Etch” / Debian 5.0 “Lenny” in amd64/i386 flavours. It fixes a lot of annoying bugs (read the list of changes to be convicted), especially one about granting the right privileges during the Debian post-installation process. The mysql-server-5.1 package should now install without needing any ugly… Read more »

What to expect from MySQL 5.4?

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MySQL 5.4 has been announced at the opening session of MySQL Conference 2009 and a preview is available for download. This release may look as a compromise between the current 5.1 and the major 6.0 branches, but it includes many (IMHO needed) improvements : Sub-query optimizations A new query algorythms Replication killer features : replication heartbeat… Read more »