Should I use suid in the below situation ?
Our web server runs under "nobody" id. If I
want to write a cgi message board which store and
update messages in a data file, and I don't want
to give write permission of the data file to the world.
I've heard CGI-Wraper can do this type of thing. But
my question is can I just "chmod 4755 mycgifile", and
solve the problem. Is this encouraged?
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