iptables permission problem in perl scripts

/dev/rob0 rob0 at gmx.co.uk
Mon Aug 15 11:17:12 CEST 2005


On Monday 2005-August-15 00:47, Grant Taylor wrote:
> Can we get an ls -l of the files in question?  What is the user that
> the web server is running as?

The OP said it was "nobody". It's not a file permission issue; it is
the fact that only root can manipulate the kernel's netfilter rules. 
SUID (messy and risky) or sudo(1) (clean and possibly less risky if 
done right) are really the only solutions.
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