[CentOS] MariaDB repository

Wed Sep 10 15:29:22 UTC 2014
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 09/10/2014 09:58 AM, Steven Stern wrote:
> My C7 system has mariadb 5.5.37, installed from the Centos repository.
> The latest version (with a security update is 5.5.39).  Mariadb.org has
> its own repositories, but they don't list Centos 7 as an option. Is
> anyone using the repository for Centos 6 with Centos 7?
> See
> https://downloads.mariadb.org/mariadb/repositories/#mirror=jmu&distro=CentOS&distro_release=centos6-amd64&version=5.5

Red Hat does backporting for updates, and CentOS rebuilds that
backported code.

If you look at the security issues you are talking about in mariadb 5.5,
you will see that they are ROLLED IN already:


But backported in the current version.

(The list of CVE's patched is on that page)

If you have other questions about backporting, read this:


So the short message is, if you want to know if a CVE fix is included,
you can see on the errata page or here:


All the CentOS announcements are here:


Johnny Hughes

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