Using this interface you can prohibit your user from accessing the C and C++ compilers on your server. This will help you protect your server from malicious elements that seek to exploit vulnerabilities present in the compilers.
Select the Enable Compilers option to activate access to the compilers for all unprivileged users. In order to disable the compilers for the unprivileged users you can select the Disable Compilers option.
You can perform the steps outlined below if you want to provide compiler access only to a specific number of users:
Run the following steps if you want to remove compiler access from a user:
The /usr/bin/gcc file enjoys the following permissions given below when the compiler access is activated:
When compiler access is deactivated, the permissions of the /usr/bin/gcc file changes to the following:
Within the compiler group is contained the cPanel user and other users that have been added to the Allow specific users to use the compilers menu.
Using the steps outlined above you will be able to enable or disable compiler access for your users. You can also add and remove specific users from your compiler group list.