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Re: Question for the Windows pros
From: "Dave Korn" <davek_throwaway () hotmail com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 15:03:21 -0000

Paul Schmehl wrote in news:81C38B0596641FE18D090A87 () utd59514 utdallas edu

  Oh, alright, just one more, then I'll leave it until I've finished my 

The spyware has to bring the credentials with it.  The user doesn't *have*
the credentials.  It *gets* them from the process in question.  That's a
bit different.  The user has the right to impersonate within the context
of a process.  The process must already have the credentials to elevate,
or the user gets nothing (if I'm understanding impersonation correctly.)

  You aren't, sorry!  This is in fact almost exactly back-to-front: the user 
*does* have credentials, and processes inherit their credentials from the 
user who launches the process.

Can't think of a witty .sigline today.... 

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