Httprint vs. ModSecurity

Wednesday, 7 February 2007, 3:03 AM EST

There was a great email posted to the ModSecurity user mail-list today that asked about ModSecurity's ability (or inability) to trick web server fingerprinting tools such as HTTPrint. The short answer is YES, ModSecurity 2.X can be used to effectively ruin the accuracy of HTTPrint. The most important point here is that ModSecurity 2.X now has a hook in to the Apache PostReadRequest portion of the request cycle (phase:1) where previously it would run much later in the Fixup phase (phase:2).

At the Web Security blog.

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