DW020203-PHP clarificationFrom: Dave Wilson (dw@DAHOMELANDS.NET)
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Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 22:17:16 +0000 From: Dave Wilson <dw@DAHOMELANDS.NET> To: NTBUGTRAQ@LISTSERV.NTBUGTRAQ.COM
I have had many, many mails telling me this is not a problem when
file_priv = 'n' for the connecting user. This is not true. file_priv seems
to only affect server-based file operations, and thus does not interrupt
the operation of LOAD DATA LOCAL (note the LOCAL).
A patch to fix this problem was posted to php-dev, if you might be affected, a
fix is available. Another fix might be to just use proper filesystem perms on
your servers in the first place..
mycgiserver.com have a nice way of disallowing viewing of other's homedirs,
each user recieves an md5 hash, which is used when creating their
document_root, like so:
With /web being executeable only. This effectively disallows access to other's
document roots without a key (the hash).
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