Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.41-25.12

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraDB Cluster on September 22nd, 2016. Binaries are available from downloads area or from our software repositories.

Based on Percona Server 5.5.41-37.0 including all the bug fixes in it, Galera Replicator 2.11 and on wsrep API 25.11, Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.41-25.12 is now the current stable release. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free.

This is an General Availability release. We did our best to eliminate bugs and problems during the testing release, but this is a software, so bugs are expected. If you encounter them, please report them to our bug tracking system.

Bugs fixed

Due to security reasons ld_preload libraries can now only be loaded from the system directories (/usr/lib64, /usr/lib) and the MySQL installation base directory. This fix also addresses issue with where limiting didn’t work correctly for relative paths. Bug fixed #1624247.

Fixed possible privilege escalation that could be used when running REPAIR TABLE on a MyISAM table. Bug fixed #1624397.

The general query log and slow query log cannot be written to files ending in .ini and .cnf anymore. Bug fixed #1624400.

Implemented restrictions on symlinked files (error_log, pid_file) that can’t be used with mysqld_safe. Bug fixed #1624449.

Other bugs fixed: #1553938.