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From André Malo ...@perlig.de>
Subject Re: WebDAV and reading / writing files as system users
Date Fri, 30 Apr 2004 17:57:00 GMT
* Graham Leggett <minfrin@sharp.fm> wrote:

> Keep in mind the application I am thinking about is not "webserver 
> that's trying to be a fileserver", but rather a "fileserver that just 
> happens to use the DAV protocol". I don't see the security risks of 
> running Apache as root as being any different to running Samba as root.

Hmm. I suspect, the difference is, that Apache was never designed to run as
root.

nd
-- 
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