#1678 Specify user for provider processes

Security
closed-fixed
sfcb (1090)
5
2009-11-01
2009-08-19
Chris Buccella
No

1) During registration, allow for a "user" field in providerRegister
2) When forking a new provider process, fork as specified user
3) If provider is part of a provider group, use the most-privileged user within the group (is this best?)

Discussion

  • 1 & 2 Implemented in HEAD and attached patch.

     
  • Patch to enable specifying uid and switching the provider to it.

     
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  • Updated Patch

     
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