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From Sander Temme <>
Subject Re: WebDAV and reading / writing files as system users
Date Fri, 30 Apr 2004 17:39:15 GMT

On Apr 30, 2004, at 10:26 AM, Graham Leggett 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.

Could you mount the DAV filesystem on the local box, so that all access 
would go through DAV? That way all access would go through Apache and 
it could have its own sandbox.


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