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Re: [suse-security] Users' WWW servers setup
  • From: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 00:44:05 -0700
  • Message-id: <007b01c1aaf4$39908800$6400030a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cool. Can I buy an account? hint: server side includes, suexec...... Really
really bad idea to let users modify a config for something that starts life
running as root. Plus I could "steal" other user's sites possibly, break the
config, etc. Keep the conf files in a location only you can modify (why the
heck would you let users modify their stuff anyways?).

Kurt Seifried, kurt@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Boris Kimel" <kimel@xxxxxxx>
To: <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 12:43 AM
Subject: [suse-security] Users' WWW servers setup

> Hello suse-security List Members,
> Our SuSE box users want to have their own virtual www-servers. I've
> set up ProFTPD with chroot to user's home directory. The probable
> setup for the www will be using /home/<user>/www/ structure, where I
> intend to put a small config file (included into main apache config)
> and the log files will be there too. Will I face any security issues
> with such a setup? Are there any other approaches?
> --
> Best regards,
> Boris mailto:kimel@xxxxxxx
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