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Re: Initdb on Windows 2003

From: <James_Hughes(at)McAfee(dot)com>
To: <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>, <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Initdb on Windows 2003
Date: 2006-03-30 10:31:49
Message-ID: 2E22904642859A40AF5E1CA1597EBB1F02EF42FF@devexmb1.corp.nai.org (view raw or flat)
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Not yet, have asked for that very information.

-James 

-----Original Message-----
From: Magnus Hagander [mailto:mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net] 
Sent: 30 March 2006 09:27
To: Hughes, James; andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: RE: [HACKERS] Initdb on Windows 2003

> Just to let you guys know, I spoke to Microsoft and they confirmed 
> that they have restricted access to the 'nul'
> device in a security update (to admin users). Not quite sure of the 
> extact update! This is hardcoded in
> the Windows source, so no way to change somthing via code :(   

:-O

Do you have a reference to a Q article, or to which security update it
was changed in?

//Magnus


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