This week, a researcher disclosed a serious zero day vulnerability in MySQL Server, as well as the partial proof-of-concept (PoC) needed to exploit it. If you’re a MySQL administrator, watch the video below to learn more about this issue and its ramifications. I also cover a few mitigations, and you’ll find more in the researcher’s advisory. I’ll update this post as soon as Oracle releases a patch.
Episode Runtime: 3:04
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Evqpton2XiQ
- Researcher’s MySQL 0day advisory – Legal Hackers
- Good article discussing the MySQL flaws – PC World
- Forum thread discussing the true impact of the flaws – Ycombinator