[Dshield] http "get x" requests?
ed.truitt at etee2k.net
Sat May 11 02:51:59 GMT 2002
It isn't, unless Netcraft has a box in China. The upstream for that IP is
PGP fingerprint: 5368 D25E 468C A250 9833 CCD6 DBAE 9C25 02F9 0AB9
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Johannes B. Ullrich" <jullrich at sans.org>
To: <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 3:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Dshield] http "get x" requests?
> > 22.214.171.124 gsa.creighton.edu - [10/May/2002:13:45:52 -0500] "GET x
> > HTTP/1.0" 400 2498 "" ""
> usually these requests are just checking the banner your server
> returns to see what server you are running.
> Can be used to hit you with a targeted exploit next, or maybe
> someone is just nosy. Netcraft is known to use 'GET x' for
> its surveys (but the IP does not look like one of theirs).
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