Release date: 11 Jun 2015
This is a Stable (GA) release. In general this means that there are no known serious bugs, except for those marked as feature requests, that no bugs were fixed since last release that caused notable code changes, and that we believe the code is ready for general usage (based on bug inflow).
For a list of changes made in this release, with links to detailed information on each push, see the MariaDB 5.5.44 Changelog.
In most respects MariaDB will work exactly as MySQL: all commands, interfaces, libraries and APIs that exist in MySQL also exist in MariaDB.
Updates & Bug Fixes
MariaDB 5.5.44 is a maintenance release. It includes several bugfixes and updates, including from MySQL 5.5.44. Notable updates include:
- XtraDB updated to 5.5.42-37.2
- TokuDB updated to version 7.5.7
- Client command line option
MYSQL_OPT_SSL_VERIFY_SERVER_CERToption of the client API) when used together with
--sslwill ensure that the established connection is SSL-encrypted and the MariaDB server has a valid certificate. This fixes CVE-2015-3152.
- Fixes for the following security vulnerabilities:
A full list of all changes is in the changelog.
Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB!
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