Subject: Re: Using __progname for PAM service names in pam_start()
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/13/2007 17:01:42
In article <>,
Joerg Sonnenberger  <> wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 07:19:28AM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
>> Anyone sees an objection to the system-wide replacement of the pam_start
>> first argument (PAM service name) by __progname? I see only benefits here...
>How does this interact with calling e.g. su with
>	execlp("/usr/bin/su", "ftpd");
>I think this creates a security issue.

Probably does...