Thursday, November 23, 2006

Hax

Someone tried to hack my photo gallery last night by creating a user account and uploading a tainted php file embedded in a rar archive. I looked up the details on coppermines website.
They seemed to spend a long time crafting this attack though I dont think it worked due to my using the latest version of Coppermine. I checked in a few other areas also and found nothing so I think no damage was done however as a precaution I have disabled new user registrations.

Details below

Referring Link http://www.google.com/search?q=Powered by Coppermine Photo Gallery register.php .info&hl=ar&lr=&start=30&sa=N
Host Name 58.29.2WAYS.client.divona.net
IP Address 195.78.29.58
Country Monaco
Region Monaco
City Monte-carlo
ISP Provider
Returning Visits 0
Visit Length 1 hour 33 mins 38 secs
VISITOR SYSTEM SPECS
Browser MSIE 6.0
Operating System Windows XP
Resolution 800x600
Javascript Enabled

3 comments:

Liz said...

Potentially stupid question here, but why would anyone want to hack your photo gallery?

I don't understand hackers. They are nasty and a waste of space.

Grrrr.

Liz said...

Ps. I like the blue. Good choice.

Cookie said...

Wow that was a quick response!

Glad you like the blue I feel less black these days :)

I would guess the reason hacking would be to use my website to forward spam or maybe as a vechical to attack other sites. Possible its just some kid who wants to impress other hackers friends with his "skill"?