No executables in /tmp

Gregory Hill Gregory_Hill at
Mon Mar 27 16:15:31 MST 2006

Might be wrong, but I think that would also mean you'd need to add
whatever user apache runs as (I think it's 'nobody' by default) to that
group, or you won't be able to run perl-based websites.  That is, if you
need that.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: plug-bounces at [mailto:plug-bounces at] On Behalf
> Jeff Schroeder
> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 4:07 PM
> To: Provo Linux Users Group Mailing List
> Subject: Re: No executables in /tmp
> Marc:
> > You could also change the group of perl to a perl group and chmod to
> > 754.  Then only root and thoes in the perl can execute it.
> Hey, that's much better than my hack! :)
> Not only will it prevent automated cracks, but I could specifically
> enable only those users who have (authorized) shell access.
> Thanks.
> Jeff

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