WAF 336461

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Rule 336461
Status Active
Alert Message Atomicorp.com WAF Rules - Virtual Just In Time Patch: Possible attempt to maliciously access wp-config.php file


[edit] Description

This rule detects when a client attempts to access the wp-config.php file. This file contains the credentials to control a Wordpress site. Gaining access to this file will allow a user to fully control a WordPress site. This is likely an attack on the system.

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There are no known false positives with this rule. If you believe this is a false positive, please report this to our security team to determine if this is a legitimate case, or if its clever attack on your system. Do not disable this rule.

Instructions to report false positives are detailed on the Reporting False Positives wiki page. If it is a false positive, we will fix the issue in the rules and get a release out to you promptly.

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