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    website executable permission?

    What is it meant by when a website has "executables permission enabled"? What could i possibly do?

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    website executable permission?

    What is it meant by when a website has "executables permission enabled"? What could i possibly do?

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    this setting is to enable the website to call an outside script or program on the host computer. this is used mainly with cgi script.
    chown -r us ./bases

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    Hey, Manchurian Candidate!

    Long time no hear..............did the FEDs let you out early?

    Good to see you back here

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    been busy. School and life get in the way of forum posting lol.
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    Crystal,

    mnchur is right -- execute permissions generally allow the web server to execute a script (asp, php, cgi, etc.)... in and of itself execute permissions do not represent a vulnerability.

    - Uncle D

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