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Atomicorp.com WAF Rules: Possible remote shell or bot access denied
This rule detects if a running web application appears to be a known or suspected remote shell or bot. It does this by looking at the output from the application.
Note: This rule, and all content inspection rules, require a fast server. If your server is not fast enough to support outbound content inspection rules you will need to disable SecResponseBodyAccess.
A false positive can occur when an application legitimately behaves in a manner similar to a shell or bot like tool, or if its output matches known patterns used by shells and bots. The rules contain a large library of known web applications and safe methods that a non-malicious, and can detect these known safe web applications and non-malicious methods and ignore them. However it is possible for a new or custom application to trigger this application and incorrectly trigger this rule.
It is not recommended that you disable this rule if you have a false positive. 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. 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.
If you know that this behaviour is acceptable for your application, you can tune it by following the Tuning the Atomicorp WAF Rules page.
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