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This interface allows you to disable your users' access to the C and C++ compilers on your server. This can help you to protect your server from attacks that exploit vulnerabilities in those compilers.
To enable the compilers for all unprivileged users, click Enable Compilers. To disable the compilers for all unprivileged users, click Disable Compilers.
If you wish to grant compiler access to specific users, perform the following steps:
To remove compiler access from a user, perform the following steps:
When compiler access is enabled (default), the
/usr/bin/gcc file has the following permissions:
When you disable compiler access, cPanel changes the permissions of the
/usr/bin/gcc file to:
compiler group contains the
cpanel user and any users that you add to the Allow specific users to use the compilers menu.
For more information about Linux file system permissions, visit the Wikipedia's article on File System Permissions.