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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] root perms / rewritemap prg / module system()
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12:24:51 GMT
On Wed, 2016-06-08 at 08:01 -0400, Eric Covener wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 6:00 PM, Ben RUBSON <> wrote:
> > Then my question is, could it be possible ?
> You would need your own daemon launched during an early hook (like
> post_config).  You wouldn't be able to respond [directly] to requests,
> you'd need to reach out over something like a pipe the way rewritemap
> does.
A hacked suexec would be a per-request option.  Or using
solaris and mod_privileges might just possibly help with
more fine-grained escalation.

Bear in mind that anything running as root is, at the very least,
a big security concern, and I would NOT recommend the above
unless it was an alternative to something yet worse!
Rewritemap at least has the advantage of history and exposure.

Nick Kew

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