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Re: Preliminary GSSAPI Patches

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Henry B(dot) Hotz" <hbhotz(at)oxy(dot)edu>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Preliminary GSSAPI Patches
Date: 2007-10-10 17:06:32
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"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.
> [snip...]

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?

			regards, tom lane

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