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  What's New in Windows Server 2003
Subject:   HTTPD in kernel and Security at the same time?
Date:   2003-05-08 22:01:09
From:   swildermuth
Response to: HTTPD in kernel and Security at the same time?

The HTTPD is only for responding to requests and caching. None of the processing of web pages lives in the kernel. None. Period.
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  • HTTPD in kernel and Security at the same time?
    2003-05-13 17:38:07  anonymous2 [View]

    But you can still have bugs in the httpd code - being in the kernel means that you either have complete control of the machine, or when it crashes it brings down the machine!!