Security

How To Block Bots, Ban IP Addresses With .htaccess

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The ultimate guide to writing advanced .htaccess files!

Got a spambot or scraper constantly showing up in your server logs? Or maybe there's another site that's leeching all your bandwidth? Perhaps you just want to ban a user from a certain IP address? In this article, I'll show you how to use .htaccess to do all of that and more!

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Posted by John on 2007-06-23

Highly Critical Security Flaws In Drupal Audio Module

I have discovered several critical security flaws in the Drupal Audio module, one of which could allow anyone to upload and execute arbitrary code. The issues all stem from the getID3 library, an open source package used by the Audio module to read metadata from files. Included with the library are a set of demo files which, when properly manipulated, can be used to read, delete, upload, and run files without permission.

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Posted by John on 2007-02-15
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