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Does this PHP-CGI security issue (CVE-2012-1823) affect PHP when it's running under individual regular-user accounts with mod_fcgid?

The wrapper .fcgi script I've been using is:

export PHPRC
umask 022
exec /usr/bin/php-cgi
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worked exploit here… to test your own servers with – Cheekysoft May 9 '12 at 11:58
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According to the guys at LWN, it only affects CGI, not FCGI.

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