[Owasp-modsecurity-core-rule-set] PCRE limits error

Ryan Barnett RBarnett at trustwave.com
Wed Nov 21 16:16:11 UTC 2012

If you are using ModSecurity v2.7.x then I suggest you use the latest OWASP CRS as I fixed many of the greedy regexs - http://spiderlabs.github.com/owasp-modsecurity-crs/

Ryan Barnett
Lead Security Researcher
Trustwave - SpiderLabs

On Nov 21, 2012, at 11:11 AM, "Avi Rosenblatt" <avi at greensmoke.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm getting a lot of 'PCRE limits exceeded' specifically with modsecurity_crs_41_sql_injection_attacks.conf line 77 (owasp crs v2.2.5)
> Some of the hits are legitimate and some are attacks. If the attack gets this error, does that mean it's not blocked(I'm currently running in DetectionOnly mode)? I'm playing with the PCRE limits config params and at 50,000 I'm still getting this message.
> Thanx in advance for the help.
> Avi Rosenblatt
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