dblink_connect_u(text connstr) returns text dblink_connect_u(text connname, text connstr) returns text
dblink_connect_u() is identical
dblink_connect(), except that it
will allow non-superusers to connect using any authentication
If the remote server selects an authentication method that
does not involve a password, then impersonation and subsequent
escalation of privileges can occur, because the session will
appear to have originated from the user as which the local
PostgreSQL server runs.
initially installed with all privileges revoked from PUBLIC, making it un-callable except by
superusers. In some situations it may be appropriate to grant
EXECUTE permission for
dblink_connect_u() to specific users who are
considered trustworthy, but this should be done with care.
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