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OPENPAM_BORROW_CRED(3)	 BSD Library Functions Manual	OPENPAM_BORROW_CRED(3)

NAME
     openpam_borrow_cred -- temporarily	borrow user credentials

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>
     #include <security/openpam.h>

     int
     openpam_borrow_cred(pam_handle_t *pamh, const struct passwd *pwd);

DESCRIPTION
     The openpam_borrow_cred() function	saves the current credentials and
     switches to those of the user specified by	its pwd	argument.  The af-
     fected credentials	are the	effective UID, the effective GID, and the
     group access list.	 The original credentials can be restored using
     openpam_restore_cred(3).

RETURN VALUES
     The openpam_borrow_cred() function	returns	one of the following values:

     [PAM_SUCCESS]	 Success.

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]	 Memory	buffer error.

     [PAM_PERM_DENIED]	 Permission denied.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]	 System	error.

SEE ALSO
     setegid(2), seteuid(2), setgroups(2), openpam_restore_cred(3), pam(3),
     pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS
     The openpam_borrow_cred() function	is an OpenPAM extension.

AUTHORS
     The openpam_borrow_cred() function	and this manual	page were developed
     for the FreeBSD Project by	ThinkSec AS and	Network	Associates Laborato-
     ries, 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 Smorgrav <des@des.no>.

BSD				April 30, 2017				   BSD

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