Projects / pam_pgsql


pam_pgsql is a Postgres backend for Linux PAM. It permits authenticating users by a Postgres database.


Recent releases

  •  04 Apr 2001 09:50

    Release Notes: the project has moved (and merged) in a new one. The new project name is "auth postgresql."

    •  29 Nov 2000 18:38

      Release Notes: Many bugfixes, and new abilities to run on Red Hat 7.0 and ask for a password.

      •  11 Jan 2000 21:29

        Release Notes: First release.

        Recent comments

        22 Jan 2006 15:30 Shovas

        Active development

        My own project forked from pam_mysql 0.5:

        22 Nov 2003 21:41 Shovas

        Overtaken by project nss_pgsql with its own PAM module
        The nss_pgsql project,

        Has effectively overtaken development of this PAM module in their project. They have released an NSS plugin and a PAM module. They are separately downloadable via their Sourceforge location.

        I just wanted to let other visitors know there is a secure, under-development PAM module to accomplish Postgres-backed authentication.

        15 Jul 2002 12:30 fearlezz

        Leaks :(
        Fscking insecure :(
        -SEGV's when you enter a EOF at the passwd prompt
        -login as any user without knowing password

        root'; select 'crypt_passwd' as password where '1

        Unfortunately, the author says it's 'obsolete' software...


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