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su to account only with read privileges

is there any possibility to su - foo
but only with read privileges , even that there is no privileges set in the "foo" account

thanks allot

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priv_names(4)                                                      File Formats                                                      priv_names(4)

priv_names - privilege definition file SYNOPSIS
/etc/security/priv_names DESCRIPTION
The priv_names file, located in /etc/security, defines the privileges with which a process can be associated. See privileges(5) for the privilege definitions. In that man page, privileges correspond to privilege names in priv_names as shown in the following examples: name in privileges(5) Name in priv_names PRIV_FILE_CHOWN file_chown PRIV_FILE_CHOWN_SELF file_chown_self PRIV_FILE_DAC_EXECUTE file_dac_execute ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWesu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Evolving | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ppriv(1), attributes(5), privileges(5) SunOS 5.10 24 Nov 2003 priv_names(4)

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