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Author Topic: Why chmod 777 is NOT a security risk  (Read 372364 times)

Offline Arantor

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Re: Why chmod 777 is NOT a security risk
« Reply #100 on: August 17, 2009, 07:43:58 AM »
philesq: please open a new topic in the support boards.

For reference SMF should be able to set its own permissions if given FTP username/password.
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Re: Why chmod 777 is NOT a security risk
« Reply #101 on: August 17, 2009, 07:45:31 AM »
For reference SMF should be able to set its own permissions if given FTP username/password.

Not all servers configurations permit this...
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Re: Why chmod 777 is NOT a security risk
« Reply #102 on: August 17, 2009, 08:55:43 AM »
Not all servers configurations permit this...

True enough - as the support topics testify. However this should be used in the first instance and as ever any problems should get their own support topic.
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