temporarily borrow user credentials
openpam_borrow_cred() function saves the current
credentials and switches to those of the user specified by its
pwd argument. The affected credentials are the effective
UID, the effective GID, and the group access list. The original credentials
can be restored using
openpam_borrow_cred() function returns one of the
- Memory buffer error.
- Permission denied.
- System error.
openpam_borrow_cred() function is an OpenPAM
openpam_borrow_cred() function and this manual page
were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS
and Network Associates Laboratories, the Security Research Division of Network
Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035
(“CBOSS”), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.
The OpenPAM library is maintained by Dag-Erling