I was asked, what is the correct way to drop privileges in Linux.
So here is a list of things I usually do, when implementing unprivileged sub process:

in some cases you would also want to do these:

clear the environment(leave only the required variables)
close all file descriptors(except the ones you need)
clear memory regions that are [...]

Posted by HackMan
Dated: 10th July 2020
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