Tom Lane wrote:
> "Henry B. Hotz" <hbhotz(at)oxy(dot)edu> writes:
>> You know, I don't know what I was thinking when I sent this. My
>> apologies for the late correction.
>> Anyone who has a copy of the "host" keys for a machine can
>> manufacture kerberos tickets for the "host" service on that machine
>> masquerading as absolutely anyone (including people who don't
>> exist). Same for the "postgres" keys, and if the postgres server can
>> steal the host keys (or vice versa) then it's even worse.
> Maybe I'm too dense, but I don't see a conclusion here. Do we need to
> change our code, our docs, both, or neither?
I don't think we do. If you use service keys per our documentation, you
should be fine. And if someone owns your host keys, you lost already.
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