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Re: Hijacking Apache 2 via mod_perl
>Then one just writes a perl extension in C. Who's responsible
But don't you need root to add extentions?
>Who's responsible if you just write a C module which hijacks the
Again, you need an admin to update apache's config.
>Where do you draw the line?
I would think apache should have a safe and defined interface
between itself and modules. I cannot possibly think of any file
descriptor besides 0, 1, &2 that a module would need. The logs
should be stderr, the module should open a descriptor itself, or
apache have an API just for that purpose.
Xinetd, stunnel, and sshd can all run completely untrusted
applications without leaking their listening descriptor. Why
can't apache? Its not just mod_perl, mod_php leaks the https
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