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A patchy Apache a-patchin: HTTP server gets fix for worrying root access hole

bombastic bob Silver badge
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it's generally possible to use firewall+nat rules to re-direct port 80 to 8080 [and vice versa for the return traffic] for communications that appear to be on port 80 to the outside world...

might also be useful for running in some kind of jailed or VM process, where you actually listen on localhost but re-direct incoming ports accordingly. And yeah you could run it NOT as root.

(since it's an obvious thing, probably already being done in many places)

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