sshd/cron seteuid() problem in latest CVS

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Apr 18 01:55:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 11:25:53AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> After some more digging, I believe that I have found the root cause to
> the above problem.  The new way, via NetGetDCName(), causes two extra
> backslashes to be prepended to the PDC name as demonstrated by the
> attached test program:
>     NetServerEnum PDC = PALO-ALTO-PDC
>     NetGetDCName PDC = \\PALO-ALTO-PDC
> This causes the NetUserGetGroups() call in get_user_groups() to SEGV
> (at least under gdb) and hence, ultimately create_token() fails.

Ok, that explains it.

> My WAG regarding domain vs. workgroup was correct because the workgroup
> path through this code does not cause extra backslashes to be prepended.
> I will submit a patch to cygwin-patches to correct this problem.


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