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Apache – Mapping URL PATH to a Directory on the FileSystem

Well, Mapping a URL Path to a directory can be useful in many scenarios,

Ex:

  • As a proof of ownership, some sites may ask you to publish certain files in certain directories “Google WebSite Ownership Verification, etc…
  •  Publishing Django static files while proxying all the other URLs. Django Developers will relate 🙂
  • etc…

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Patching WordPress DoS Vulnerability CVE-2018-6389 using Modsecurity

The Vulnerability as explained in https://baraktawily.blogspot.fr/2018/02/how-to-dos-29-of-world-wide-websites.html relies in executing high number of requests, So by temporarily applying rate limiting, the impact of this vulnerability maybe mitigated using various methods one of them is by using Modsecurity until a fix is released.

Other References:

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9021
https://baraktawily.blogspot.fr/2018/02/how-to-dos-29-of-world-wide-websites.html
https://github.com/quitten/doser.py
https://thehackernews.com/2018/02/wordpress-dos-exploit.html
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6389

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The Impact of License Expiry on F5 BIG-IP VE

When a license “Support Contract” expires on an F5 appliance whether if it’s a Physical or a Virtual appliance, there’s no effect/disruption to the production environment configured on the device itself.
When the support contract is expired the impact is described below,

– If you come across a software issue or bugs, then you will not be able to upgrade
– No support/assistance will be provided by the vendor related to the appliance.

It’s usually advised to contact the support in case of any doubts.

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