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From Enrico Weigelt <weig...@metux.de>
Subject Re: running apache as root
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2003 17:06:33 GMT
On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 06:32:10PM +0200, Jose Gutierrez wrote:

hi,

> Can anyone tell me  razonable reasons because apache must not 
> run as root user?  
Thats not correct, it may run as root, but you really should 
think very careful about that. The httpd is written in C, this
allows many leaks (i.e buffer overflows). 

Why do you need to run it as root ?

cu
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