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BUG #5938: PostgreSQL Installer outputs log file with superuser password in clear text

From: "Craig Sacco" <craig(dot)sacco(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: BUG #5938: PostgreSQL Installer outputs log file with superuser password in clear text
Date: 2011-03-22 05:10:53
Message-ID: 201103220510.p2M5Araq040388@wwwmaster.postgresql.org (view raw or flat)
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The following bug has been logged online:

Bug reference:      5938
Logged by:          Craig Sacco
Email address:      craig(dot)sacco(at)gmail(dot)com
PostgreSQL version: 9.0.3
Operating system:   Microsoft Windows (all variants, 32 and 64 bit)
Description:        PostgreSQL Installer outputs log file with superuser
password in clear text
Details: 

The PostgreSQL installer outputs a log file to the temporary directory with
the superuser password in clear text. We are deploying PostgreSQL as part of
a commercial product and would like to ensure that the password is not
available to ordinary users.

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