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SSL (patch 6)

From: Bear Giles <bgiles(at)coyotesong(dot)com>
To: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: SSL (patch 6)
Date: 2002-05-25 06:24:14
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SSL support for ephemeral DH keys.

As the comment headers in be-secure.c discusses, EPH preserves
confidentiality even if the static private key (which is usually
kept unencrypted) is compromised.

Because of the value of this, common default values are hard-coded
to protect the confidentiality of the data even if an attacker
successfully deletes or modifies the external file.



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