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by Hynee
Tue Jan 25, 2005 2:26 am
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Apache forbidden rule for Santy.A worm
Replies: 226
Views: 83317

OK, lets try to get this definitive and tested. It will work as-is, but has a couple of config options, the first to display a message. I've tested this particular version on my local server only, but it should work on a live server, where you should see a rapid decrease in guest users visiting over...
by Hynee
Tue Jan 25, 2005 12:56 am
Forum: 2.0.x Discussion
Topic: Um, santy is back?
Replies: 6
Views: 1089

We're fine, we're at v2.0.11. Just a lot of hits, hasn't slowed us really.
by Hynee
Mon Jan 24, 2005 11:15 pm
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Apache forbidden rule for Santy.A worm
Replies: 226
Views: 83317

Okay, I've been reading about this for a little bit and I'm really confused. I have identified two files on my site that are the .htaccess file, one is in my main directory and the other in the phpbb cache directory. What should I add to these files which will not cause any further harm? I see lots...
by Hynee
Mon Jan 24, 2005 10:35 pm
Forum: 2.0.x Discussion
Topic: Um, santy is back?
Replies: 6
Views: 1089

Um, santy is back?

About an hour ago a user on my forum pointed out that their were 130 guests on our board, and sure enough, they were the usual: /forum/viewtopic.php?t=546&highlight=%2527%252Esystem(chr(112)%252Echr(101)%252Echr(114)%252Echr(108)%252Echr( The user agent is always a simple "Mozilla/4.0", not your typ...
by Hynee
Sat Dec 25, 2004 12:10 pm
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Viral and/or distributed atttack on highlight exploit
Replies: 10
Views: 2878

the rewrite rule in this topic is better http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?p=1361215#1361215 OK, I'll just let the Admins come up with the solution to server load problems caused by worms. you don't need the worm to test those highlight rules, you would if you were doing the useragent,... Yo...
by Hynee
Sat Dec 25, 2004 7:13 am
Forum: 2.0.x Support Forum
Topic: Viral and/or distributed atttack on highlight exploit
Replies: 10
Views: 2878

Re: Viral and/or distributed atttack on highlight exploit

One of my forums is getting attacked by machines around the world trying to take advantage of the "highlight" vulnerability. My system is patched, but there are 9,000 pages in google's cache that says I am not patched,..... that's my best guess as to why that's happening. Yes, I'm getting the same ...

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