Quoting Jason Stanley:
> Mike
> ...
> [root@cowboys bugzilla-3.0.3]# vi test
> [root@cowboys bugzilla-3.0.3]# chmod 777 test
> [root@cowboys bugzilla-3.0.3]# ./test
> USER: apache
> GROUPS: apache:x:48:
> Thanks
> Jason

Can't hurt, but add apache user to the apache group in the /etc/group

What does testserver.pl give you now? Still erroring? The localconfig
you attached looked fine. Make sure that you have a file, data/params.