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MySQL root user overwrite

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by jas8522, Jun 5, 2005.

  1. jas8522

    jas8522 Basic Pleskian

    Feb 3, 2005
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    Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    There seems to be a problem (at least in the FreeBSD version) where if any user decides to create the user "root" using the database manager in Plesk, it will overwrite the current root user.

    It's not a major security risk as the root privaleges do not transfer to this user, but it is an annoyance as it will basically remove the current root user.

    root should probably be disallowed as an available user.

    We also created a new user and then tried to create another with the same name, and of course that said "existing user with this name" so we can assume that this only happens with root, as it is a built in username that is not created with the dbwebadmin.

    Hopefully this will work its way into the next version!