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Re: Switching the user context -- SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege required
On Fri, 9 Jun 2017 11:00:36, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> You're not supposed to do that. setuid() is a privileged call, so it's
> supposed to be called by a privileged process only. Do not add these
> permissions to a normal user account unless you exactly know what you're
> doing security-wise.
No, indeed, one is not supposed to do that (permanently assign this privilege
to a regular user account). Definitely. Absolutely ...
I only intended to demonstrate the essence (gist?) of the subparagraph:
user context switch => CreateProcessAsUser()
Without the invocation of CreateProcessAsUser() there is no context switch.
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