1. X


    Is there a way to make ModSecurity send alert emails for every rule triger?
  2. rinkleton

    httpd crashing almost daily - log messages for modsecurity

    For about a week or so, httpd has been crashing about once a day. In the "Log Messages" section of the cpanel service failure notification email, it lists a bunch of modsecurity hits in red. Nothing stands out about them, just the run of the mill malicious bots. Maybe only the quantity...
  3. J

    SOLVED mod_security logs HUGE and Failed to access DBM file entries

    Hello. I hope everyone is safe and healthy and taking care of themselves and their loved ones. In my /var/log/apache/error_log file as of today the beginning entry is May 18, 2021. When I search for information about trimming this file (if it's okay to do so) I see reports that there should...
  4. DennisMidjord

    Blocking web crawlers. ModSecurity or in vhost?

    Lately, a lot of our customers' websites has been crawled by a lot of bots. Yesterday, a single website was crawled by 4 different bots at the same time. All of the bots were bad bots. We want to block these bots but I'm wondering which method is the best performance wise or if it really doesn't...
  5. benito

    No ModSecurity™ Domain Manager in cPanel

    Hello! A customer needed to disable ModSecurity. We found that in one server, none of our customers have ModSecurity™ Domain Manager icon in their cPanel. Looks installed and enabled in Feature Manager. I tried to reinstall and the problem persist. Any tip? Regards,
  6. R

    Debugging Modsec & Litespeed Server

    Hello Everyone, I have a strange one here, I have setup a new WordPress site/Directory and all of a sudden I am getting 404 errors on css and image file loading on this particular website. So, I can only think either ModSec is blocking this file types (they are not being triggered in the main...
  7. J

    modsec_audit always empty

    Hello. In my attempt to track down a malicious IP address attacking the server I've been looking at logs. Not only cannot I not find the malicious IP address in any logs which I know was attacking because a different service has logged it in it's application and it shows in that database -...
  8. R

    cPanel ModSecurity False Positives & Missing Data...

    Hi, My server runs the following ModSecurity Rules: Imunify360 LiteSpeed Rule Set (Minimized ModSec Ruleset) COMODO ModSecurity LiteSpeed Rule Set I had to disable the following rule set because it was causing a LOT off false positives within our WordPress websites, to the extent that we...
  9. M

    Disable ModSecurity on default vhost

    Good morning, I need to serve something on my default vhost (the vhost who serves /var/www/html). How to disable ModSecurity in this area? .htaccess disabling not working ( SecFilterEngine Off)
  10. sneader

    Advice on enabling the cPanel/OWASP-CRS Mod Security Rule Set

    We have Mod Security enabled, and using mod sec rules developed and provided by our data center. It has worked out very well, but there are some things we like about the OWASP Core Rule Set (CRS) that cPanel is making available to us. I'm investigating enabling these rules, either in...
  11. N

    ModSecurity update causing 403 Forbidden for PUT requests to server, requires editing tx.allowed_methods

    Hi all, this may be nothing but I wanted to post my experience this morning with our website suddenly refusing PUT requests. This morning I visited the WHM interface and got an upgrade popup saying that new ModSecurity rules would be installed (my memory is not perfect but it definitely...
  12. N

    SOLVED ModSecurity cPanel False Info on version 92.0.4?

    Hello, I have version 92.0.4 and I see something strange. When I go to an account in cPanel and then SECURITY> ModSecurity says: But I'm sure the modsecurity is enabled on the server. I test it and blocks successful rules in domains, server etc. It's something wrong with this info inside...
  13. S

    SOLVED ModSecurity: IP whitelisting doesn't work

    Hello, I have added exclude rule to ModSecurity in /etc/apache2/conf.d/modsec/modsec2.user.conf to whitelisting Googlebot from being blocked, but it doesn't work. Googlebot will still blocked if accessing to robots.txt. SecRule REMOTE_ADDR "^66\.249\.xxx\.xxx$"...
  14. M

    Show ModSecurity Hit List to customers

    Hello, Is there a way to show ModSecurity Hit List to customers in cPanel (not in WHM)? And also, is there any plugin to allow customers edit their own ModSecurity rules (disable some of them on specific URL, just like ConfigServer ModSec Control but at the cPanel side) ?
  15. cPanelTabby

    cPanel & WHM Version 92 to RELEASE!

    cPanel & WHM Version 92 to RELEASE! We are happy to announce that cPanel, L.L.C. has released cPanel & WHM Version 92 to the RELEASE tier! Some highlights of this release can be found below, but please check the Release Site for more information. Experimental ImageMagick for CentOS 8 For CentOS...
  16. cPanelTabby

    Easy Apache 4 November 23 Release

    EasyApache 4 November 23 Release We are happy to announce that cPanel, L.L.C. has released an update for EasyApache 4! Take a look at some highlights below, and then join us on Discord or Reddit to talk about this update and much more. 2020-11-23 mod_security2 ZC-7925: Install...
  17. M

    ModSecurity request body on tmp not cleaned

    Hello, I have an issue with ModSecurity. Request body and file temporary file on /tmp isn't completely cleared, so I have to clean up very regularly /tmp to avoid it filling up all my disks. Would you know why it have this strange comportment? On the apache log, I found only this as relevant...
  18. V

    Centos 8 - mod_security v3 not working custom rules

    I'm running tests on Centos 8.2 and Cpanel v92. When I install mod_security v3 and want to add custom rules from the edit rules section, I see the following error. None of the SecConnEngine, SecRuleEngine, SecRule codes are recognized. Error: The system could not validate the new Apache...
  19. leonep

    ModSecurity Geolocation Database Setup

    Hi, i want to add Geolocation db in modsecurity config... looking to the description: so it appears ModSecurity accepts only GeoIp v1 format in the maxmind i found only Geoip2 database... any suggestions please??thanks a lot
  20. C

    modsecurity question

    Hello, I know cPanel is loaded with questions similar to what I'm seeing. But I started using (just today/yesterday) modsecurity rules. I'm seeing some permission denied errors for GeoIP and other and I think it is because I don't have a db path in the configuration section for modsecurity...