WAF 340361

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Atomicorp.com WAF Rules: CONNECT method denied


The CONNECT method can be used to connect to arbitrary services and can turn a web server into a proxy server. For example, this method can be used to connec to port 25 on a mail server, turning a web server into an open relay for spamming. Unless you have configured your system to be a proxy, and have setup appropriate access control it is recommended you leave this rule turned on.

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Can be triggered if the system is a proxy server.

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