April 2, 2010

Bug in mod_php: DNS cached after change

Filed under: Hacking,Host — Schlagwörter: — paddy @ 4:00 pm

After a change of Domain Name Server (in /etc/resolv.conf) it seems to be necessary to stop and start the Apache server. A simple restart will not do. I have not done any tests on which versions of Apache and mod_php are affected.

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März 16, 2010

Hacked computers spamming apache server log

Filed under: Hacking — Schlagwörter: — paddy @ 3:04 pm

If you find the following in the error.log of an apache webserver:

… [error] [client XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX] client sent HTTP/1.1 request without hostname (see RFC2616 section 14.23): …

You can be sure that in most cases it is a computer, largely even running a webserver and many other services, with no firewall, lacking security precautions, xampp and phpmyadmin open to everybody, empty passwords, etc. sometimes they have all of these features at once. I have not checked for viruses but I expect most of them to even be infected or at least hacked and working for someone else than they ought to.

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März 11, 2010

mod_mime_magic: invalid type 0 in mconvert().

Filed under: Hacking — Schlagwörter: — paddy @ 4:07 pm

If the error „mod_mime_magic: invalid type 0 in mconvert()“ appears in your HTTP-Server e.g. apache log, it’s most probably a faulty mime-magic configuration. Do the following:

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November 11, 2009

google go

Filed under: Hacking — Schlagwörter: — paddy @ 11:37 pm

The installation is quit as easy as they describe it on the Installing Go page. At the point when it comes to Mercurial installation the page states „works on most systems“.

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