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Seems they forgot that sql comes with privileges. And would imagine most people just leave the default to all (GRANT ALL ON *.* TO *; usually root) (tried inserting a zero width space, but the forum removed it lol, otherwise I get a ;) ). As mentioned before the tyranny of the default. You could even have one process do the select and another inserts or updates, guess it depends on paranoia or security concerns


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Well the issue is that the same data is frequently used to select the record to find it, then to make an update in typical CRUD fashion. But even still an errant select statement (or a replacement one) is still dangerous.