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-rw-r--r--src/Common/Dlgcode.c13
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/src/Common/Dlgcode.c b/src/Common/Dlgcode.c
index 39db393..47578b2 100644
--- a/src/Common/Dlgcode.c
+++ b/src/Common/Dlgcode.c
@@ -14017,6 +14017,17 @@ BOOL EnableProcessProtection()
PACL pACL = NULL;
DWORD cbACL = 0;
+ // Acces mask
+ DWORD dwAccessMask = SYNCHRONIZE | PROCESS_QUERY_LIMITED_INFORMATION | PROCESS_TERMINATE; // same as protected process
+
+ if (IsAdmin ())
+ {
+ // if we are running elevated, we allow CreateProcessXXX calls alongside PROCESS_DUP_HANDLE and PROCESS_QUERY_INFORMATION in order to be able
+ // to implement secure way to open URLs (cf RunAsDesktopUser)
+ // we are still protecting against memory access from non-admon processes
+ dwAccessMask |= PROCESS_CREATE_PROCESS | PROCESS_DUP_HANDLE | PROCESS_QUERY_INFORMATION;
+ }
+
// Open the access token associated with the calling process
if (!OpenProcessToken(GetCurrentProcess(), TOKEN_QUERY, &hToken)) {
goto Cleanup;
@@ -14055,7 +14066,7 @@ BOOL EnableProcessProtection()
if (!AddAccessAllowedAce(
pACL,
ACL_REVISION,
- SYNCHRONIZE | PROCESS_QUERY_LIMITED_INFORMATION | PROCESS_TERMINATE, // same as protected process
+ dwAccessMask,
pTokenUser->User.Sid // pointer to the trustee's SID
)) {
goto Cleanup;