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From Thomas Sjögren <tho...@northernsecurity.net>
Subject Re: Security
Date Mon, 23 Sep 2002 16:08:34 GMT
On Sunday 22 September 2002 09:03, Joshua Slive wrote:

> Your permissions keep ordinary users entirely out of the Apache
> directories.  
<--- snip --->
> Now, it could be argued that under some circumstances, an
> adminstrator would not want ordinary users to do those things. 

Correct, but this could be fixed by creating a user only for apache 
(user apache, group apache) that has the permissions to running 
log-analysis programs and reading the error log among other things.
This would eliminate the use of root/administrator.

/Thomas
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thomas@se.linux.org | www.se.linux.org

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