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WHM and passing PHP vars to shell

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by sv70, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. sv70

    sv70 Active Member

    Dec 24, 2006
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    In one php script, I cannot pass this variable to shell:

    $var = 123;
    shell_exec("sh $var");

    this is
    /usr/sbin/cp2 -u $1

    I'm receiving this Apache error: line 2: /usr/sbin/cp2: Permission denied

    The owner : perms are: root:0755
    /usr/sbin/cp2: root:0777

    I think the system execution is allowed because I can execute shell_exec() from a php script:
    $outpout = shell_exec("ls -l");
    echo "<pre>$output</pre>";

    Is there any option in WHM preventing the execution?


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