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Date:      Mon, 25 Sep 2006 08:55:44 -0400
From:      "B. Cook" <bcook@poklib.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   When to use SUID Perl (5.8.x)?
Message-ID:  <4517D1D0.3080703@poklib.org>

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Hello,

Just wondering what do you need suid perl for?

I run a webserver for staff users, and have had no real need for it, and 
considering removing it.

I think it goes to back the days when SA (possibly?) needed it and I 
just cp'd the make.conf across boxes over the years.. :)

it is a security risk having it?

Is the risk that if the webserver/webserver-app gets comprimised the 
user could use perl?

Thanks in advance.




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