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

NAME
     openpam_borrow_cred -- temporarily borrow user credentials

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

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 affected 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_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 Laboratories, the Security Research Division of Net-
     work Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (``CBOSS''), as part of
     the DARPA CHATS research program.

BSD					December 18, 2011				      BSD
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