[pkg-lighttpd] Bug#406080: lighttpd: Does not cleanup environment upon startup

Pierre Habouzit madcoder at debian.org
Sat Jul 28 22:03:39 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 03:53:36PM +0100, Olaf Mersmann wrote:
> Package: lighttpd
> Version: 1.4.11-2bpo1
> Severity: normal
> The LigHTTPd init script does not clean out the process environment. 
> I noticed this while debugging a PHP error ('mail()' would fail in a
> script but not when run on the CLI). A simple script showed that HOME,
> MAIL, TERM etc where all set. A simple way to see this would be the
> following PHP script:
> <?php
> echo('<html><body><tt>');
> system('env');
> echo('</tt></body></html>');
> ?>

  indeed, FWIW this is properly documented in mod_fastcgi documentation,
see the 'bin-copy-environment' directive.

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder at debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org
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