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Re: Spoofing as the postmaster

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Brendan Jurd <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com>, Tomasz Ostrowski <tometzky(at)batory(dot)org(dot)pl>
Subject: Re: Spoofing as the postmaster
Date: 2007-12-23 11:28:55
Message-ID: 200712231228.56471.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> Out of curiosity, does any of the other databases out there "solve" this
> somehow? Or any non-databases too, really. To me this seems like a
> general problem for *any* kind of server processes

Most kinds of server processes where you'd send sensitive information do 
support SSL.  Most of these server processes don't run over Unix-domain 
sockets, though.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/

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