Strange Apache log entries

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Strange Apache log entries

Postby tonym » 31. March 2004 07:33

Hi All.
Can anyone help and tell me what these strange log entries are in the apache log files. they go on for line after line, and I have not seen entries like this before.
Using latest distribution with apache 2.049 and Windows XP
A snippett of the logs are below.
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90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90\x90HTTP/1.0" 414 398 "-" "-"
218.79.178.240 - - [31/Mar/2004:01:48:59 +0100] "SEARCH /\x90\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x02\xb1\x
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Hope someone can throw some light on this problem
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Postby Wiedmann » 31. March 2004 11:56

This is an attack against the IIS-webserver (WebDAV exploid).
The Apache server is not affected by this.
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Postby tonym » 31. March 2004 17:42

Thanks Wiedmann.
I can see that it is getting 414 errors, but it is certainly filling the logs up
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thats the price you pay

Postby MAGnUm » 01. April 2004 16:44

thats the price you pay for idiots using the internet
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Postby MAGnUm » 08. April 2004 02:14

tonym, who is your avitar? (besides garfield)
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Postby tonym » 09. April 2004 23:00

Hi Magnum
I can`t help with that info, but I can assure you she aint the wife. :lol:
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Postby MAGnUm » 11. April 2004 05:11

a guy can hope :D
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