Subject Re: [firebird-support] How secure is Firebird
Author Martijn Tonies
Hoi Richard,

> This might sound like a bit of a daft question, but if a user got hold
> of a Firebird 1.52 .fdb file, how secure is the SYSDBA password in it?
> That is, would it take much effort to extract the unknown password?

Usernames and passwords are server wide in Firebird.

If a user has your datafiles, he can get into your database. Then again,
this is true for many (if not all) database systems.

Besides, given the open source nature of Firebird, it cannot be too hard
to compile a version that ignores password security...

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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