Trying to secure PostgreSQL
kirk at strauser.com
Fri Sep 12 15:13:58 PDT 2003
At 2003-09-12T21:39:14Z, "Andrew L. Gould" <algould at datawok.com> writes:
> You're looking for something difficult when the easier answer is correct.
> As root, set pgsql's password by executing:
> passwd pgsql
What would that buy me? After doing that, I can still access any database
on the system with:
kirk at kanga:~$ psql -U pgsql template1
Welcome to psql 7.3.4, the PostgreSQL interactive terminal.
without being prompted for a password. I don't want users, even local
users, to have full run of the database as the user of their choice.
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