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Processing phases of Modsecurity

ModSecurity is an open source, cross-platform web application firewall (WAF) that can be deployed to secure web servers like apache, IIS and Nginx. Modsecurity works on powerful language of rules and its API allows monitoring of HTTP(S) that is coming in and out of your web server, to keep your web applications up and running […]

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How SecRemoteRules working ?

ModSecurity SecRemoteRules directive allows the user to load rules from a remote server. Requirements Internet connection ModSecurity at least 2.9.x How SecRemoteRules Works 1. When HTTP daemon starts, it loads the configuration files. 2. Configuration files have the SecRemoteRules directive, which tries to connect the Remote Server load rules. 3. When the connection is created […]

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Bot Network Scanners Activated

During analysis of our logs we noticed that an automated attack against PHP is going on, using a vulnerability in PHP. Attacker is trying to make use of CVE-2012-1823, this only applies if your PHP is used in CGI mode (mod_php is not vulnerable to this). POST /%70%68%70%70%61%74%68/%70%68%70?%2D%64+%61%6C%6C%6F%77%5F%75%72%6C%5F%69%6E%63%6C%75%64%65%3D%6F%6E+%2D%64+%73%61%66%65%5F%6D%6F%64%65%3D%6F%66%66+%2D%64+%73%75%68%6F%73%69%6E%2E%73%69%6D%75%6C%61%74%69%6F%6E%3D%6F%6E+%2D%64+%64%69%73%61%62%6C%65%5F%66%75%6E%63%74%69%6F%6E%73%3D%22%22+%2D%64+%6F%70%65%6E%5F%62%61%73%65%64%69%72%3D%6E%6F%6E%65+%2D%64+%61%75%74%6F%5F%70%72%65%70%65%6E%64%5F%66%69%6C%65%3D%70%68%70%3A%2F%2F%69%6E%70%75%74+%2D%6E Decoding the URL gives: Using -d parameter […]

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Bash Vulnerability

Bash Vulnerability is a family of security bugs in the widely used Unix Bash shell. Many Internet-facing services, such as some web server deployments, use Bash to process certain requests, allowing an attacker to cause vulnerable versions of Bash to execute arbitrary commands. This can allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access to a computer […]

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