cgi scripts executed as wwrun - suexec
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2
suEXEC is a setuid wrapper called by the Apache server. Every time the binary is executed it runs with root privileges. For that to happen the setuid bit needs to be set.
The Apache manual, including the suEXEC documentation is either available on-line at apache.org/docs/2.2/suexec.html or after installing the apache2-doc at http://localhost/manual/.
In the document it is mentioned, before beginning to use suEXEC you need to be "... familiar with some basic concepts of your computer's security and its administration. This involves an understanding of setuid/setgid operations and the various effects they may have on your system and its level of security."
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- Document ID:7009339
- Creation Date:12-SEP-11
- Modified Date:27-APR-12
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