Bug 109424 - MySQLd bounded to all IPs (per default without root password)
MySQLd bounded to all IPs (per default without root password)
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 88352
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-11-07 13:30 EST by Robert Scheck
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:59:49 EST
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Description Robert Scheck 2003-11-07 13:30:49 EST
Description of problem, how reproducible and steps to reproduce:
If I install the latest mysqld package (Fedora Core 1 or Red Hat 9), per default the mysql daemon is bounded to all available IPs.
I wouldn't see that as real bug or critical security problem, but I personally think it's comparable as a Fedora installation without a password ;-)
So let me say: If you install a fresh system, you normally don't configure a mysql server at first, also there is a unrequested mysql root access by network possible...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mysql-3.23.58-4

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Maybe it's a possibility to bind mysqld to 127.0.0.1 at installation. If the user needs external mysql access he can change that.
Comment 1 Patrick Macdonald 2003-11-10 10:14:35 EST
This is a duplicate of the mentioned enhancement.  At the moment,
the default behaviour from MySQL is being used.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 88352 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:59:49 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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