[Dshield] What is web request for M83A

Johannes B. Ullrich jullrich at sans.org
Wed Dec 10 13:38:52 GMT 2003

I haven't found the tool yet that causes this. There are two likely

- the intent is to grab the error page to figure out what kind of server
your are running
- some vulnerable cgi script is using this URL.

On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 06:24, Brian Jameson wrote:
> At 3:54am this morning I received a scan from a UK University on port 80 of
> my public ip addresses for 'GET /M83A HTTP/1.0'. A search of google shows
> that this turns up in many peoples web logs. Other than that I drew a blank!
> The normal snort rules failed to pick it up. Can anyone enlighten me about
> about this?
> regards,
> Brian
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