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Process::UID

The Process::UID module contains a collection of module functions which can be used to portably get, set, and switch the current process's real, effective, and saved user IDs.

Public Class Methods

Process::UID.change_privilege(integer) => fixnum click to toggle source

Change the current process’s real and effective user ID to that specified by integer. Returns the new user ID. Not available on all platforms.

[Process.uid, Process.euid]          #=> [0, 0]
Process::UID.change_privilege(31)    #=> 31
[Process.uid, Process.euid]          #=> [31, 31]
 
               static VALUE
p_uid_change_privilege(obj, id)
    VALUE obj, id;
{
    int uid;

    check_uid_switch();

    uid = NUM2INT(id);

    if (geteuid() == 0) { /* root-user */
#if defined(HAVE_SETRESUID)
        if (setresuid(uid, uid, uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
#elif defined(HAVE_SETUID)
        if (setuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
#elif defined(HAVE_SETREUID) && !defined(OBSOLETE_SETREUID)
        if (getuid() == uid) {
            if (SAVED_USER_ID == uid) {
                if (setreuid(-1, uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            } else {
                if (uid == 0) { /* (r,e,s) == (root, root, x) */
                    if (setreuid(-1, SAVED_USER_ID) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    if (setreuid(SAVED_USER_ID, 0) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    SAVED_USER_ID = 0; /* (r,e,s) == (x, root, root) */
                    if (setreuid(uid, uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
                } else {
                    if (setreuid(0, -1) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    SAVED_USER_ID = 0;
                    if (setreuid(uid, uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
                }
            }
        } else {
            if (setreuid(uid, uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
        }
#elif defined(HAVE_SETRUID) && defined(HAVE_SETEUID)
        if (getuid() == uid) {
            if (SAVED_USER_ID == uid) {
                if (seteuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            } else {
                if (uid == 0) {
                    if (setruid(SAVED_USER_ID) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    SAVED_USER_ID = 0;
                    if (setruid(0) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                } else {
                    if (setruid(0) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    SAVED_USER_ID = 0;
                    if (seteuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    if (setruid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                    SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
                }
            }
        } else {
            if (seteuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            if (setruid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
        }
#else
        rb_notimplement();
#endif
    } else { /* unprivileged user */
#if defined(HAVE_SETRESUID)
        if (setresuid((getuid() == uid)? -1: uid,
                      (geteuid() == uid)? -1: uid,
                      (SAVED_USER_ID == uid)? -1: uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
#elif defined(HAVE_SETREUID) && !defined(OBSOLETE_SETREUID)
        if (SAVED_USER_ID == uid) {
            if (setreuid((getuid() == uid)? -1: uid,
                         (geteuid() == uid)? -1: uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        } else if (getuid() != uid) {
            if (setreuid(uid, (geteuid() == uid)? -1: uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
        } else if (/* getuid() == uid && */ geteuid() != uid) {
            if (setreuid(geteuid(), uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
            if (setreuid(uid, -1) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        } else { /* getuid() == uid && geteuid() == uid */
            if (setreuid(-1, SAVED_USER_ID) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            if (setreuid(SAVED_USER_ID, uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
            if (setreuid(uid, -1) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        }
#elif defined(HAVE_SETRUID) && defined(HAVE_SETEUID)
        if (SAVED_USER_ID == uid) {
            if (geteuid() != uid && seteuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            if (getuid() != uid && setruid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        } else if (/* SAVED_USER_ID != uid && */ geteuid() == uid) {
            if (getuid() != uid) {
                if (setruid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
            } else {
                if (setruid(SAVED_USER_ID) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
                SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
                if (setruid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            }
        } else if (/* geteuid() != uid && */ getuid() == uid) {
            if (seteuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            if (setruid(SAVED_USER_ID) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
            if (setruid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        } else {
            errno = EPERM;
            rb_sys_fail(0);
        }
#elif defined HAVE_44BSD_SETUID
        if (getuid() == uid) {
            /* (r,e,s)==(uid,?,?) ==> (uid,uid,uid) */
            if (setuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
            SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
        } else {
            errno = EPERM;
            rb_sys_fail(0);
        }
#elif defined HAVE_SETEUID
        if (getuid() == uid && SAVED_USER_ID == uid) {
            if (seteuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        } else {
            errno = EPERM;
            rb_sys_fail(0);
        }
#elif defined HAVE_SETUID
        if (getuid() == uid && SAVED_USER_ID == uid) {
            if (setuid(uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
        } else {
            errno = EPERM;
            rb_sys_fail(0);
        }
#else
        rb_notimplement();
#endif
    }
    return INT2FIX(uid);
}
            
euid => fixnum click to toggle source
Process::UID.eid => fixnum
Process::Sys.geteuid => fixnum

Returns the effective user ID for this process.

Process.euid   #=> 501
 
               static VALUE
proc_geteuid(obj)
    VALUE obj;
{
    int euid = geteuid();
    return INT2FIX(euid);
}
            
Process::UID.grant_privilege(integer) => fixnum click to toggle source
Process::UID.eid= integer => fixnum

Set the effective user ID, and if possible, the saved user ID of the process to the given integer. Returns the new effective user ID. Not available on all platforms.

[Process.uid, Process.euid]          #=> [0, 0]
Process::UID.grant_privilege(31)     #=> 31
[Process.uid, Process.euid]          #=> [0, 31]
 
               static VALUE
p_uid_grant_privilege(obj, id)
    VALUE obj, id;
{
    return rb_seteuid_core(NUM2INT(id));
}
            
Process::UID.re_exchange => fixnum click to toggle source

Exchange real and effective user IDs and return the new effective user ID. Not available on all platforms.

[Process.uid, Process.euid]   #=> [0, 31]
Process::UID.re_exchange      #=> 0
[Process.uid, Process.euid]   #=> [31, 0]
 
               static VALUE
p_uid_exchange(obj)
    VALUE obj;
{
    int uid, euid;

    check_uid_switch();

    uid = getuid();
    euid = geteuid();

#if defined(HAVE_SETRESUID) &&  !defined(__CHECKER__)
    if (setresuid(euid, uid, uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
    SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
#elif defined(HAVE_SETREUID) && !defined(OBSOLETE_SETREUID)
    if (setreuid(euid,uid) < 0) rb_sys_fail(0);
    SAVED_USER_ID = uid;
#else
    rb_notimplement();
#endif
    return INT2FIX(uid);
}
            
Process::UID.re_exchangeable? => true or false click to toggle source

Returns true if the real and effective user IDs of a process may be exchanged on the current platform.

 
               static VALUE
p_uid_exchangeable()
{
#if defined(HAVE_SETRESUID) &&  !defined(__CHECKER__)
    return Qtrue;
#elif defined(HAVE_SETREUID) && !defined(OBSOLETE_SETREUID)
    return Qtrue;
#else
    return Qfalse;
#endif
}
            
uid => fixnum click to toggle source
Process::UID.rid => fixnum
Process::Sys.getuid => fixnum

Returns the (real) user ID of this process.

Process.uid   #=> 501
 
               static VALUE
proc_getuid(obj)
    VALUE obj;
{
    int uid = getuid();
    return INT2FIX(uid);
}
            
Process::UID.sid_available? => true or false click to toggle source

Returns true if the current platform has saved user ID functionality.

 
               static VALUE
p_uid_have_saved_id()
{
#if defined(HAVE_SETRESUID) || defined(HAVE_SETEUID) || defined(_POSIX_SAVED_IDS)
    return Qtrue;
#else
    return Qfalse;
#endif
}
            
Process::UID.switch => fixnum click to toggle source
Process::UID.switch {|| block} => object

Switch the effective and real user IDs of the current process. If a block is given, the user IDs will be switched back after the block is executed. Returns the new effective user ID if called without a block, and the return value of the block if one is given.

 
               static VALUE
p_uid_switch(obj)
    VALUE obj;
{
    int uid, euid;

    check_uid_switch();

    uid = getuid();
    euid = geteuid();

    if (uid != euid) {
        proc_seteuid(obj, INT2FIX(uid));
        if (rb_block_given_p()) {
            under_uid_switch = 1;
            return rb_ensure(rb_yield, Qnil, p_uid_sw_ensure, SAVED_USER_ID);
        } else {
            return INT2FIX(euid);
        }
    } else if (euid != SAVED_USER_ID) {
        proc_seteuid(obj, INT2FIX(SAVED_USER_ID));
        if (rb_block_given_p()) {
            under_uid_switch = 1;
            return rb_ensure(rb_yield, Qnil, p_uid_sw_ensure, euid);
        } else {
            return INT2FIX(uid);
        }
    } else {
        errno = EPERM;
        rb_sys_fail(0);
    }

#else
static VALUE
p_uid_sw_ensure(obj)
    VALUE obj;
{
    under_uid_switch = 0;
    return p_uid_exchange(obj);
}
            

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