Subject: Re: commoning up code that changes uids and gids
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/05/2003 01:37:12
> It is never ever safe to allow a process to return to a raised level of
> privilege after it has been running at a lower level of privilege.

Oh go away....

It is safe to drop privilege in order to do certain actions.
Even C3 security allows that.


David Laight: