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From: niels=netsys at (Niels Bakker)
Subject: suexec doesn't ignore links in safe_path

* (Guy Cohen) [Wed 02 Oct 2002, 02:14 CEST]:
> suexec suppose to guard you from unprivileged programs (among other things),
> by letting you configure a safe_path of execution. However, if a user is 
> able to link, she can create a link to files outside of the safe_path and 
> then execute them.

And if a user is allowed to install a program that will be executed by
the web server, that program can be written equally well to just execute
something in a different location.

In other words: your point?

	-- Niels.


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