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Re: BUG #4340: SECURITY: Is SSL Doing Anything?

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Dan Kaminsky <dan(at)doxpara(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4340: SECURITY: Is SSL Doing Anything?
Date: 2008-08-18 21:56:51
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > Dan Kaminsky <dan(at)doxpara(dot)com> writes:

> > >     Second, are you saying verify_peer doesn't do anything for 
> > > authentication?  Are you sure about that?  There's really little reason 
> > > otherwise for the call to exist.
> > 
> > Er, we don't *have* a verify_peer callback.
> Uh, the user reported running Postgres 7.3 and we have improved SSL
> quite a bit since then so perhaps an upgrade and reading the current
> docs would help the user.

The code is identical in HEAD, according to a quick read I did last

Alvaro Herrera                      
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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