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Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: Grant select to other user removes owner select permission

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: jarreth1(at)airmail(dot)net
Cc: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org (PostgreSQL-development)
Subject: Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: Grant select to other user removes owner select permission
Date: 1998-03-16 05:45:31
Message-ID: 199803160545.AAA23071@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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>                         POSTGRESQL BUG REPORT TEMPLATE
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> Your name		: Adam Levine
> Your email address	: jarreth1(at)airmail(dot)net
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> Category		: runtime: back-end
> Severity		: non-critical
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> Summary: Grant select to other user removes owner select permission
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> System Configuration
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>   Operating System   : Linux 2.0.33 Elf Slackware
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>   PostgreSQL version : 6.3
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>   Compiler used      : gcc 2.7.2
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> Hardware:
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> 486 PCI, 64M ram
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> Versions of other tools:
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> gmake 3.74
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> Problem Description:
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> If a user creates a table, and then grants select privs to another user, the owner of the table can no longer select withouth first granting himself select privs.
> No other permissions testing was done, fyi.
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> Test Case:
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> user1 (in their database) creates table1; user1 selects from table1 (success); user2 selects from table1 (failure); user1 grants select on table1 to user2; user2 selects from table1 (success); user1 selects from table1 (failure);
> user1 grants select on table1 to user1; user1 selects from table1 (success);
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> Solution:
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