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From "tchesmeli serge" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] suexec virtualhost: change user directive with authentification module??
Date Thu, 05 Sep 2002 15:00:32 GMT
> No, not with suexec.  That would completely violate the security model 
> of that program.

> You can write your own suid launcher to do that if you want, but be 
> careful.

Do you know if that already exist?

>  What you are requesting is very dangerous.  Using system 
> passwords on the web is not a good idea in the first place, as discussed 
> here:
Yes, i know, but we really need it.
> Using system userids and passwords to launch programs is even riskier.
Yes, but for exemple to check user quota, i must run program with userid.

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