how to drop administrator privileges?

Christian Franke
Mon Apr 30 16:40:00 GMT 2012

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Fixing cygdrop.
>    $ net helpmsg 122
>    The data area passed to a system call is too small.
> A quick look into the sources shows that the maximum buffer size for
> the group list returned by GetTokenInformation is wrongly computed:
>    max_groups = 100;
>    char groups_buf[sizeof(DWORD) + max_groups * sizeof(SID_AND_ATTRIBUTES)];
> The SID_AND_ATTRIBUTES structure only contains a pointer to the SID, so
> what's missing is actual space for the SIDs.


> But it would be better to leave that to the OS anyway:

Thanks for the patch. Works as expected.


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