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From peter lin <>
Subject Re: Security - Attack
Date Thu, 13 Jun 2002 12:31:43 GMT

apache and tomcat aren't vulnerable, but putting up a firewall to block
the IP might be a good idea. For my own server I zone alarm pro, which
will block IP trying this exact type of exploit.


Laura wrote:
> Hi all,
> well I have, in my opinion, a very interesting question.
> Last week we went in a production enviroment: we have apache + tomcat with an important
web application xxx (http.conf has JkMount /xxx worker).
> Well, this morning I have discovered that somebody has tried to attack my server: in
the Apache error log I have found calls as /scripts/..%5c%5c../winnt/system32/cmd.exe, /scripts/.....,
and so on.
> My question is: is Tomcat secure? How can I do Tomcat secure? Is all my system secure?
( my machine is a solaris 8).
> Thanks
> Laura

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