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  1. MariaDB Server
  2. MDEV-8357

Ability to disable creation of MyISAM tables

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: N/A
    • Component/s: OTHER
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      Description

      We use MariaDB exclusively in Galera clusters. We do not enable MyISAM replication because it is not recommended.

      We wish there were a way to prevent users from creating MyISAM tables, since there is no way to raise a warning that such tables are not replicated.

      This is especially useful given that we've found a way for users to crash MariaDB if they have the ability to create/access MyISAM tables. This is the result of our investigation into CVE-2015-3210.

      This is evidently possible, since there is a community provided plugin. We do not plan to use this plugin, as it is not intended for MariaDB.

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              cfservices Cloud Foundry Core Services team
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