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Strange URLs
Why would someone do this?
shady

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3968 posted 12:43 pm on Nov 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hi Folks!

I have "strange" happenings on my site!

Why would someone attempt to access the following pages?:

mydomain/MSOffice/cltreq.asp?UL=1&ACT=4&BUILD=4219&STRMVER=4&CAPREQ=0

mydomain/_vti_bin/owssvr.dll?UL=1&ACT=4&BUILD=4219&STRMVER=4&CAPREQ=0

I run on a linux server anyway - this looks like some kind of hacking attempt for a windows server, to me!?

Best
Shady!

 

davidpbrown

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3968 posted 1:44 pm on Nov 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

I see these requests often paired with valid ones and take them to be a user with a virus on their computer.

I did wonder about ways of alerting the user but expect it wouldn't be easy to open a window or modify other requested pages to alert them.

dpb

pendanticist

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3968 posted 1:54 pm on Nov 24, 2003 (gmt 0)


<Think Front Page>

Pendanticist.

davidpbrown

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3968 posted 2:18 pm on Nov 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

ah ..?as trying to modify/view a downloaded site?
not got FP so am guessing.

pendanticist

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3968 posted 2:22 pm on Nov 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

Related Threads: _vti_bin/owssvr.dll? [google.com]

Pendanticist.

shady

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3968 posted 2:40 pm on Nov 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

I guess I don't have to worry. Don't use frontpage (why would I?!) and the system is (I believe) very secure!

Thanks guys!

jimmykav

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3968 posted 4:30 pm on Nov 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

I dont believe this is FrontPage but Office Web Server related.

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