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Old 18 Apr 2009, 18:56
kjkoster kjkoster is offline
 
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Limiting vbulletin database grants?

Dear All,

I currently run with a vbulletin database user that simply has all rights on all tables in the vbulletin schema. That is nice and predictable, but I would feel more comfortable if that user would have some restrictions.

Has any work been done to determine which grants are actually needed and which are not?
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Old 19 Apr 2009, 15:18
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I've just removed the GRANT rights which shouldn't be there anyways. The most of the other operations are required, like ALTER specially when installing / uninstalling Addons or Updates.
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Old 19 Apr 2009, 16:56
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Yep, GRANT is about the only one you should remove.
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Old 22 Apr 2009, 23:30
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... and create user, reload, shutdown, process, file, create_user, replication, super. I'm not aware of any of those being needed
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Old 29 Apr 2009, 17:25
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They shouldn't be on user accounts anyway; only admin accounts should have those privs.
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