Tag: Apache

Apache Web Server

Detecting the Apache Range Header DoS Attack with OSSEC

If you run Apache, you may have heard about the DoS vulnerability last week. Apache suffers from a condition where an attacker can remotely cause the web server to consume huge amounts of memory. This causes the system to be

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An Analysis of the Analysis of the Apache.org Attack

Over at the Apache blog, you’ll find a nice and detailed incident report on the recent, successful attack on Apache.org. I thought it might be worth a few minutes to share my thoughts on their write-up. First, I would like

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WordPress and LimitRequestFieldSize

I was recently troubleshooting a problem with WordPress and wanted to post the solution here for others to search on. If you’re experiencing the following symptoms: Clicking “Status: Draft Edit” does nothing Clicking “Visibility: Public Edit” moves the page down

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