CHANGELOG

20210702 : Support For PostgreSQL 14

Dependencies:

  • pg_crypto

Changes:

  • [core] Restrict masking filters to trusted schemas
  • [faking] Add a script to populate the fake data tables
  • [doc] Improve documentation wording
  • [core] Add support for PostgreSQL 14
  • [core] Drop support for PostgreSQL 9.5
  • [standalone] Drop support for the standalone version
  • [standalone] Drop support for Amazon RDS
  • [faking] FIX #223 : bad math in the random generator (Carlos Medeiros)
  • [faking] improve performances
  • [faking] Add deprecation warning that the random_* functions will be removed in a future version
  • [CI] Add Static application security testing (SAST)

20210210 : 0.8.1 - bugfix release

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • pg_crypto

Changes:

  • [standalone] FIX #219 : Update sequences after fake data is loaded

20210208 : 0.8.0 - Support for Foreign Tables and Partition

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • pg_crypto

Changes:

  • [doc] FIX #168: how to alter a masked column (Rodrigo Otsuka)
  • [doc] FIX #174: How to anonymize 2 columns simultaneously (Nicolas Peltier)
  • [rules] FIX #181: handle all chars in MASKED WITH VALUES (Matthieu Larcher)
  • [in-place] Refactor anonymize_database to improve perfs (S√©bastien Helbert)
  • [core] Add support of partitioned tables (Dmitry Fomin)
  • [core] Add support of foreign tables (Paul Bonaud)
  • [core] Add schemaname in pg_masking_rules
  • [doc] Explain the permission model
  • [docker] simplify the build process for different PG major versions
  • [core] FIX #198: bug in the shuffle mecanism
  • [doc] Documentation Improvements (Rushal Verma)
  • [core] Improve the random generator, deprecated use of tms_system_rows

20200928 : 0.7.1 - bugfix release

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • pg_crypto

Changes:

  • [pgxn] fixup META.json

20200925 : 0.7.0 - Generic Hashing and Advanced Faking

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • pg_crypto

Changes:

  • [install] Add a notice to users when they try to load the extension twice
  • [CI] Improve the masking test
  • [install] Support for PostgreSQL 13
  • [noise] add on-the-fly noise functions (Gunnar Nick Bluth)
  • [dump] add a hint if a particular table dump fails (Gunnar Nick Bluth)
  • [install] FIX #128: add version function (Yann Robin)
  • [doc] Security: explain noise reduction attacks
  • [doc] How To mask a JSONB column (Fabien Barbier)
  • [doc] improve load doc
  • [CI] Test install on Ubuntu Bionic
  • [doc] DBaaS providers support for EVENT TRIGGERS and dynamic masking (Martin Kubrak)
  • [install] Remove dependency to the ddlx extension
  • [install] FIX #123: bug in the standalone install script (Florian Desbois)
  • [doc] lint markdown
  • [hashing] Introducing generic hashing function (Gunnar Nick Bluth)
  • [hashing] Storing the hashing salt in a secret table
  • [hashing] Add dependency to the pg_crypto extension
  • [init] Rename anon.load() to anon.init() for clarity
  • [random] new masking function: anon.random_in(ARRAY['yes','no','maybe'])
  • [in-place] defer all deferrable constraints
  • [doc] how to dump roles when using the black box method
  • [dump] FIX #146: export sequences data (Joe Auty)
  • [doc] anon.shuffle() is not a masking function
  • [dump] FIX #129: --file option not working (Yann Robin)
  • [dump] use arrays for argument lists
  • [dump] use shellcheck
  • [docker] automatic publication of the latest tag
  • [masking] FIX #141 anon.stop_dynamic_masking() does not remove the mask schema
  • [init] fix anon.reset()
  • [init] FIX #103: Create extension encoding issue (Dattatray Phadtare)
  • [init] improve error handling
  • [init] add the oid into the CSV tables
  • [init] Initcap on table first_name
  • [doc] Add a troubleshooting guide
  • [doc] Typo (Peter Neave)
  • [doc] Choose between stable and latest
  • [blackbox] FIX #156 stdout permissions (Ilya Gorbunov)
  • [init] better error handling
  • [init] rename anon.load() to anon.init()
  • [doc] how to use the PostgreSQL Faker extension
  • [dump] Ignore .psqlrc (Nikolay Samokhvalov)

20200305 : 0.6.0 - Pseudonymization and Improved anonymous dumps

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • ddlx

Changes:

  • [doc] Typos, grammar (Nikolay Samokhvalov)
  • [doc] make help
  • [security] declare explicitly all function as SECURITY INVOKER
  • [doc] typos (Sebastien Delobel)
  • [docker] improve the "black box" method (Sam Buckingham)
  • [dump] Fix #112 : invalid command ."
  • [install] use session_preload_libs instead of shared_preload_libs (Olleg Samoylov)
  • [anonymize] FIX #114 : bug in anonymize_table() (Joe Auty)
  • [bug] Fix syntax error when schema in not in search_path (Olleg Samoylov)
  • [doc] Use ISO 8601 for dates (Olleg Samoylov)
  • [dump] anon.dump() is not deprecated
  • [dump] introducing pg_dump_anon command line tool
  • [pseudo] introducing pseudonymization functions
  • [doc] clean up, typos and reorg
  • [detection] introducing the identifiers detection function
  • [dump] Allow only partial database dump - Or ignoring specific tables

20191106 : 0.5.0 - Generalization and k-anonymity

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • ddlx

Changes:

  • Introduce the Generalization method with 6 functions that transforms dates and numeric values into ranges of value.

  • Introduce a k-anonymity assessment function.

  • [faking] Add anon.lorem_ipsum() to generate classic lorem ipsum texts

  • [destruction] New syntax MASKED WITH VALUE ...
  • [doc] Install on Ubuntu 18.04 (many thanks to Jan Birk )
  • [doc] Install with docker
  • FIX #93 : Better install documentation
  • FIX #95 : Building on FreeBSD/MacOS (many thanks to Travis Miller)

20191018 : 0.4.1 - bugfix release

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • ddlx

Changes:

  • FIX #87 : anon.config loaded twice with pg_restore (Olleg Samoylov)
  • [doc] : install with yum

20191014 : 0.4 - Declare Masking Rules With Security Labels

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • ddlx

Changes:

  • Use Security Labels instead of COMMENTs. COMMENTs are still supported

  • Automatic Type Casting

  • Improve documentation

20190826 : 0.3 - In-place Anonymization and Anonymous dumps

Dependencies:

  • tms_system_rows
  • ddlx

Changes:

  • In-place Anonymization : Permanently remove sensitive data with anonymize_database(), anonymize_table() or anonymize_column().

  • Anonymous dumps : Export the entire anonymized database with the new dump() function. For instance:

    console psql -q -t -A -c 'SELECT anon.dump()' the_database

  • Dynamic Masking : new functions start_dynamic_masking() and stop_dynamic_masking()

  • shuffle an entire column with the new function :

    sql SELECT anon.shuffle_column('employees','salary', 'id');

  • Add +/-33% of noise to a column with:

    sql SELECT anon.numeric_noise_on_column('employee','salary',0.33);

  • Add +/-10 years of noise to a date with :

    sql SELECT anon.datetime_noise_on_column('employee','birthday','10 years');

  • Renamed faking functions for clarity

  • FIX #43 : Using unlogged tables was a bad idea

  • FIX #51 : tests & doc about explicit casting

  • Add autoload parameter to mask_init function. Default to TRUE for backward compatibility

  • Add anon.no_extension.sql for people in the cloud

  • [masking] Improve security tests

20181029 : 0.2 - Dynamic masking and partial functions

Declare masking rules within the DDL

  • Declare a masked column with:

    sql COMMENT ON COLUMN people.name IS 'MASKED WITH FUNCTION anon.random_last_name()';

  • Declare a masked role with :

    sql COMMENT ON ROLE untrusted_user IS 'MASKED';

New functions for partial scrambling

  • partial() will partially hide any TEXT value
  • partial_email() will partially hide an email address

Checkout demo/partial.sql and demo/masking.sql for more details

20180918 : 0.1.1 - Load a custom dataset

  • [doc] How To Contribute
  • Add tsm_system_rows in requires clause
  • Allow loading √† custom dataset
  • use UNLOGGED tables to speed extension loading

20180831 : 0.0.3 - PGXN Fixup

  • FIX #12 : bad package version

20180827 : 0.0.2 - Minor bug

  • FIX #11 : install error

20180801 : 0.0.1 - Proof of Concept

  • random_date() and `random_date_between()``
  • random_string()
  • random_zip()
  • random_company(), random_siret(), random_iban()
  • random_first_name(), random_last_name()
  • Docker file for CI
  • tests
  • PGXN package