The biggest weak of Apache httpd web server is lack of security when using it in multiuser enviroment.
All httpd processes run under the same UID and GID which means that user JOE can create simple
php script which when run via httpd will be able to open and read other users web files (which means
that other users database passwords hidden somewhere in web configuration files are not protected).
There are some ways to protect your files: (more…)