Disable "binary version" functionality in VersionCheck

Bug #1285166 reported by Alexey Kopytov on 2014-02-26
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Percona XtraBackup
Alexey Kopytov
Alexey Kopytov
Alexey Kopytov

Bug Description

Splitting this one off from bug #1279502 as that one is more general in scope.

The most unsafe part of the VersionCheck module discussed in bug #1279502 is the binary version reporting, where a list of commands received from v.percona.com is executed with the --version switch after sanitizing the input, and their output is reported back.

This report is to disable that functionality in XtraBackup.

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