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From Mike Cardwell <>
Subject [users@httpd] Apache doesn't log failed SSL negotiation IPs
Date Tue, 02 Feb 2010 10:05:19 GMT
My server has somehow found its self on the end of some strange
behaviour originating from the Pushdo botnet as described here:

The infected hosts basically connect to the HTTPS port, send some
garbage and then disconnect without the SSL negotiation even being
completed. My error log is full of stuff like this:

[Mon Feb 01 18:19:37 2010] [error] unusably short session_id provided (1

Apache doesn't seem to log the IP address when this happens ... Is there 
any way of making it log that information somewhere?

Mike Cardwell    : UK based IT Consultant, Perl developer, Linux admin
Cardwell IT Ltd. : UK Company -       #06920226
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