[CentOS] Strange Apache log entry

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Tue Aug 24 11:25:43 UTC 2010

On Sun, 22 Aug 2010, Gordon Messmer wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Strange Apache log entry
> On 08/22/2010 03:05 PM, Gilbert Sebenste wrote:
>> Thanks. They got a 404 error with me, obviously...but I wanted to make
>> sure it was nothing more than that.
> No, they didn't.  That's why you were warned that it was a potentially
> successful probe.
> The exploit requires that you are running php and have a script that
> includes a file referenced by the global variable "g" (or maybe the http
> request varible "g").  You should check the files that appear at the
> URLs indicated in your logs.  If any of those files are php, then you
> should further check those to see if they might include files based on
> the "g" variable.  If so, you may have been compromised.
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So bolting down PHP really tight should address these hacks?



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