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Subject Re: [PATCH] security - run mod_cgid's daemon under same user as Apache
Date Wed, 07 Jun 2000 16:51:58 GMT

> > One concern I have is with the permissions of the log directory (which
> > is where the Unix socket lives).  With this patch, the configured user
> > must have write access to that directory because we've already
> > switched to that user before creating the socket.  On my setup, at
> > least, I had to change the permissions of the log directory, because
> > the files which were created there all along were created while Apache
> > was running with euid zero.

Why not create the socket as root and then switch euid/egid?  This would
seem to me to be the most secure way of doing this.


Ryan Bloom               
406 29th St.
San Francisco, CA 94131

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