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Percona Security Advisory CVE-2015-1027

 | May 6, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, Security

Contents Summary Analysis Mitigating factors P.O.C Acknowledgments Summary During a code audit performed internally at Percona, we discovered a viable information disclosure attack when coupled with a MITM attack in which percona-toolkit and xtrabackup perl components could be coerced into returning additional MySQL configuration information. The vulnerability has since been closed. Timeline 2014-12-16 Initial research, […]

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Percona XtraBackup 2.1.6 is now available

 | November 25, 2013 |  Posted In: Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.1.6 on November 25th, 2013. Downloads are available from our download site here and Percona Software Repositories. This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.1 series. Percona XtraBackup is an open source, free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking […]

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Why use encrypted backup with Percona XtraBackup 2.1 for MySQL?

 | April 10, 2013 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Software

We just released our first alpha of Percona XtraBackup 2.1 for MySQL and with it we included the ability to encrypt backups on the fly (full documentation here). This feature is different than simply piping the backup stream through the openssl or gpg binaries, which is what some people have used in the past. A big […]

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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 1.6.7

 | December 21, 2012 |  Posted In: Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the latest stable release of Percona XtraBackup 1.6.7 on December 20th, 2012 (Downloads are available here). This release is purely composed of bug fixes to the previous stable release of Percona XtraBackup. New users should head for Percona XtraBackup 2.0 rather than 1.6. Bugs Fixed: xtrabackup_binary was not included in tar […]

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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 1.6.5

 | February 10, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 1.6.5 on 10 February, 2012 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). This release is purely composed of bug fixes and is the current stable release of Percona XtraBackup. There are some important bug fixes around incremental backups, parallel backups and backups on databases with the system […]

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Announcing Percona XtraBackup 2.0 Beta 1

 | February 8, 2012 |  Posted In: Percona Software

Percona is glad to announce our first Beta release of what will become Percona XtraBackup 2.0. We’re releasing this beta to encourage testing of our upcoming 2.0 release of Percona XtraBackup. Since this is a beta release, you should not rely on it for production workloads – use the stable 1.6 series of Percona XtraBackup […]

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