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Re: Recent vendor SSL renegotiation patches break PostgreSQL

From: Michael Ledford <mledford(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Recent vendor SSL renegotiation patches break PostgreSQL
Date: 2010-02-03 15:55:47
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On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Bad idea: once set, it'll never get unset, thus leaving installations
> with a weakened security posture even after they've installed fixed
> versions of openssl.
>                        regards, tom lane

One might argue that the current method is already weakened as it is
measured by the amount of data sent instead of of a length of time. A
session could live a long time under the 512MB threshold depending on
the queries that are being performed.


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