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Re: [PATCH] Largeobject Access Controls (r2460)

From: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
To: "Greg Smith" <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, "KaiGai Kohei" <kaigai(at)ak(dot)jp(dot)nec(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Jaime Casanova" <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Largeobject Access Controls (r2460)
Date: 2009-12-07 16:13:57
Message-ID: 4B1CD565020000250002D131@gw.wicourts.gov (view raw or flat)
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KaiGai Kohei <kaigai(at)ak(dot)jp(dot)nec(dot)com> wrote:
 
> Apart from SELinux, it is quite natural to apply any access
> controls on binary data. If we could not have any valid access
> controls, users will not want to store their sensitive
> information, such as confidential PDF files, as a large object.
 
Absolutely.  The historical security issues for large objects
immediately eliminated them as a possible place to store PDF files.
 
-Kevin

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