[nSLUG] Curious httpd log entries...

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Fri Aug 12 08:51:29 ADT 2005

On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 08:17 -0300, David Potter wrote:
> I'm starting to get a number of what, to me, are a few curious entries 
> in my httpd log.  (httpd-2.0.52-3.1)
> I believe that: they are from  related  sites (the ip numbers are close) 
> - however they appear to be coming from different computers (the 
> browsers appear to be different versions) and, ...I can't figure out how 
> the request is finding it's way to this machine.
> A sample of the log with a little more info is located at: 
> http://davidpotter.ns.ca/q1/

I'm not sure how you get a request destined for another site in your
access.log.  Proxied through your web server? (That would be very bad
indeed, and would indicate a security problem you need to fix.)
Spoofed?  (Not so bad: just block these guys and worry no more.)

It's pretty clear they're known spammers, though.




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