MariaDB 5.5.63 Release Notes

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Release date: 30 Jan 2019

This is a Stable (GA) release.

For a description of MariaDB 5.5 see the What is MariaDB 5.5? page.

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 5.5.63 is a maintenance release.

  • HeidiSQL updated to 9.5
  • Client library was hardened to reject server requests to send a file by default. It only accepts them if they follow an SQL statement LOAD. An application can still use mysql_options API method to disable or enable the MYSQL_OPT_LOCAL_INFILE option permanently.
  • MDEV-18349 - InnoDB file size changes are not safe when file system crashes
  • Fixes for the following security vulnerabilities:


A full list of all changes is in the changelog.


For a full list of contributors to MariaDB 5.5.63, see the MariaDB Foundation release announcement.

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