February 5, 2005

Analysis finds MySQL low on bugs

Just in time to counter security taints from last week's MySpooler worm, which spread via weak MySQL passwords on Windows installations, MySQL on Friday got a clean bill of health from code analysis firm Coverity Inc.

The five Stanford University researchers at Coverity, who analyzed the security of the Linux kernel over a period of four years, this month are planning to release an analysis of the security and quality of MySQL code that found the database to have an "excellent" bug density.

Link: eWeek.com

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