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Old 02-10-2005, 07:01 PM   #1
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Server and 777


I've been working on a script-based project and I hit a possible problem.

Since this is security-related this looks to be the forum to post in.


Basically to make the script work properly on the real server I need to set a folder's permissions to 777. The files inside are 644.

Now all of the files on the server are 755 or 644. None are 777.

777 permission allows for READ, WRITE & EXECUTE access by everyone.

This doesn't sound very safe to me, but I'm no expert on apache.



Would a folder with 777 permission be a dangerous hole in security ?

If so, I need to get started on another solution to that part of the code.
 
Old 02-10-2005, 07:12 PM   #2
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Ya... I wouldn't use 777 for any folders on my server if I were you. I'd look for a different solution to that problem.
 
  


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