Suexec with Apache 1.3.29

Dick Davies rasputnik at
Thu Apr 29 07:30:38 PDT 2004

* Marty Landman <MLandman at> [0423 15:23]:
> With suexec running, a cgi gets set to 744 or 700 instead of 755; a data 
> file e.g. log or count file gets 644 or 600 instead of 666. It's amazing to 
> me that more vandalism and cross site scripting doesn't occur given the 
> servers that still don't run suexec, or the users that aren't hip to using 
> it properly for setting permissions when the server does support it.

suexec is a pig to configure, complex and poorly documented. I think that's 
at least partly why the world runs away from CGI and towards stuff like

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