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REVOKE ... FROM username equals REVOKE ... FROM PUBLIC

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Subject: REVOKE ... FROM username equals REVOKE ... FROM PUBLIC
Date: 2001-05-31 13:48:50
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Jean-Francois Leveque (leveque(at)webmails(dot)com) reports a bug with a severity of 2
The lower the number the more severe it is.

Short Description
REVOKE ... FROM username equals REVOKE ... FROM PUBLIC

Long Description
System: SuSE 7.0
PostgreSQL RPM: postgres-7.0.2-29
select version(); :
PostgreSQL 7.0.2 on i686-pc-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc 2.95.2

When I revoke select from a user, it revokes select from other
users, database object owner included.

Sample Code
test:~ > createdb bugcheck
test:~ > psql bugcheck
Welcome to psql, the PostgreSQL interactive terminal.

Type:  \copyright for distribution terms
       \h for help with SQL commands
       \? for help on internal slash commands
       \g or terminate with semicolon to execute query
       \q to quit
bugcheck=> CREATE TABLE bugtable (
bugcheck(> bugcolumn int);
bugcheck=> select * from bugtable;
(0 rows)
bugcheck=> REVOKE SELECT ON bugtable FROM nobody;
bugcheck=> select * from bugtable;
ERROR:  bugtable: Permission denied.

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