Re: SEARCH attack
Just be aware that it's actual mod_alias rather than mod_rewrite lines
in that extract, so the first line should be
Of course, it will only break due to the error if you don't have
On Jun 7, 2004, at 11:58 AM, Robert Cates wrote:
The rewrite solution looks good to me as well, and I'll add to my
----- Original Message -----
From: "mimo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Robert Cates" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 2:36 PM
Subject: Re: SEARCH attack
I have noticed the same here -- have a look at this
I liked the rewrite solution to throw it to ms... ;)
Robert Cates wrote:
I hoping somebody can both fill me in on what this SEARCH is all
what I can/should do to stop it:
Every so often I find a very long request in my Apache access logs
seems to be an attempted SEARCH ("SEARCH /\x90\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\
1). Is this a security problem (on a Linux server)?
2). If so, how can I stop this? I tried to stop it using a <Limit
but a configtest told me that "SEARCH" was an undefined or unknown
you send email to this account make sure that it could not be mistaken
I placed the <Limit SEARCH> within the <Directory /> container as
out on it's own in the config file.
3). Is this a Windows platform issue?
4). If so, how can I stop these attempts from filling up my access
All info is greatly appreciated!
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