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weird cookie line in logfile

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DrGreen, Jan 28, 2005.

  1. DrGreen

    DrGreen Active Member

    May 5, 2004
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    hi all,

    i have some weird log entry in my mod_security logs, when i open a random page (nothing todo with phpbb whatsoever) and do something against the rules like index.php?var=wget it blocks and logs the following:

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    Request: ******** - - [26/Jan/2005:01:21:55 +0100] "GET /index.php?var=wget HTTP/1.1" 406 268
    Handler: application/x-httpd-php
    GET /index.php?var=wget HTTP/1.1
    Accept: image/gif, image/x-xbitmap, image/jpeg, image/pjpeg, application/x-shockwave-flash, application/$
    Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
    Accept-Language: en-us
    Connection: Keep-Alive
    Cookie: phpbb2mysql_data=a%3A2%3A%7Bs%3A11%3A%22autologinid%22%3Bs%3A32%3A%22098716940bd94180dfc61d34c7984447%2$
    User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
    mod_security-message: Access denied with code 406. Pattern match "wget " at THE_REQUEST.
    mod_security-action: 406

    HTTP/1.1 406 Not Acceptable
    Connection: close
    Transfer-Encoding: chunked
    Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1


    now i am thinking, what the hell does that cookie there?
    someone used the highlight exploit in phpbb in one of my forums lately to ddos attacks other servers, thats why i installed mod_security so im wondering if this are traces of that exploit.

    any thoughts on this would be apreciated
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