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13.2. Apache's Security Precautions

Apache addresses these problems as follows:

Internal users present their own problems, the main one being that they want to write CGI scripts to go with their pages. In a typical installation, the client, dressed as Apache (webuser of webgroup) does not have high enough permissions to run those scripts in any useful way. This can be solved with suEXEC (see the section Section 4.7, "suEXEC on Unix" in Chapter 4, "Common Gateway Interface (CGI) ").

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