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Old 01-20-2003, 02:03 PM   #1
markus1982
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apache v2.0.44 + cgi ; securing cgi-support in apache


Is it possible to secure cgi in Apache v2.0.44 so that things like:

Code:
#!/bin/sh

echo Content-Type: text/plain
echo

cat /etc/passwd
simply don't work ?
I would like to restrict it to open only FILES IT OWNS and nothing else ... well the ideal situation would be setting a path on a virtual host basis where files could be accessed ... everything not being in that base path couldn't be accessed. Like path in the virtual host would be

/server/http/htdocs/www.example.com

and then files in the subpath of example.com can be accessed ... like for instance

/server/http/htdocs/www.example.com/example-dir/example-2ndsubdir/...

but files residing in

/server/http/htdocs/www.example.org

can't be accessed ...


Anybody has some kind of solution, hints, etc ?

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