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Re: Re: [HACKERS] [PATCH] Re: Setuid functions

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Mark Volpe <volpe(dot)mark(at)epa(dot)gov>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [HACKERS] [PATCH] Re: Setuid functions
Date: 2001-07-11 20:10:09
Message-ID: 200107112010.f6BKA9W12348@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Bruce Momjian writes:
> 
> > > I updated the patch to use the SET AUTHORIZATION { INVOKER | DEFINER }
> > > terminology. Also, the function owner is now determined and saved at compile
> > > time (no gotchas here, right?). It is located at
> > >
> > > http://volpe.home.mindspring.com/pgsql/set_auth.patch
> >
> > OK, patch applied.  Can I have some docs with that burger?  :-)
> 
> I think we concluded that this feature introduced a security hole.

Peter, I see this in the archives.  Is this it?

	http://fts.postgresql.org/db/mw/msg.html?mid=1022748

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