Tag: MySQL 8.0.4 RC

Security

MySQL 8.0.4 RC: auth_socket Users Beware!

  The news that the latest MySQL 8.0.4 RC (release candidate) is available is indeed exciting. Unfortunately for users of the auth_socket plugin, dangers lie in wait! Back in November 2015, I reported Failure of auth_socket authentication with sha256_password as default. This prevents users that identify with the auth_socket plugin from logging in after SHA256 authentication has …