Bug ID 788949: MySQL Password Initialization Loses Already Written Password

Last Modified: Aug 19, 2020

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4, 14.0.0.5, 14.0.1, 14.0.1.1, 14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.0.1.4

Fixed In:
15.1.0, 14.1.2.7

Opened: Jun 02, 2019
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

In some cases, the MySQL root password initialization is not complete. A re-attempt to restart MySQL fails.

Impact

Processes may fail to connect to MySQL server.

Conditions

-- MySQL startup script is interrupted. -- Setting the root password fails.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

Corrected MySQL startup script so it can recover if an earlier attempt to set the root password fails.

Behavior Change