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#1 2006-12-10 03:01:25

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Error 404!?!

I was posting in the Help section, when some screen saying that there's error 404 and I do not have access to /forum/post on this server on port 80??? sad sad


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#2 2006-12-10 03:05:20

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Re: Error 404!?!

Here's the source of the page I got:

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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
<HTML><HEAD>
<TITLE>403 Forbidden</TITLE>
</HEAD><BODY>
<H1>Forbidden</H1>
You don't have permission to access /forum/post.php
on this server.<P>
<P>Additionally, a 404 Not Found
error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
<HR>
<ADDRESS>Apache/1.3.33 Server at www.mathsisfun.com Port 80</ADDRESS>
</BODY></HTML>

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#3 2006-12-10 07:02:07

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Re: Error 404!?!

Hmm...that very rarely happens. It occurs when you type lruc (backwards), or in brackets. I have no idea why this happens, it must be some sort of weird database glitch/bug.

 

#4 2006-12-10 10:26:15

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Re: Error 404!?!

That revelation is enough to make my toes curl.
OK not really.


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#5 2006-12-10 16:42:31

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Re: Error 404!?!

Hmm... could have been a small hiccup on the server. No on else noticed anything curly happen?


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#6 2006-12-10 19:51:18

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Re: Error 404!?!

Type that word like this;

[ lruc ]

 

#7 2006-12-10 19:54:01

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Re: Error 404!?!

A similar problem;

http://forums.asmallorange.com/lofiversion/index.php/t3631.html

 

#8 2006-12-11 00:43:16

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Re: Error 404!?!

[curl] tongue


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#9 2006-12-11 01:09:50

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Re: Error 404!?!

No, do it with spaces, so, instead of it being [lruc], it would be; [ lruc ].

 

#10 2006-12-11 08:06:00

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My goodness gracious me! It works!


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#11 2006-12-11 10:53:18

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Re: Error 404!?!

Watch and be amazed as I [ curl ] the laws of the forum to my will. In this case, that will being to prove you wrong. big_smile


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#12 2006-12-11 11:02:29

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That's really weird.

Maybe....

http://us3.php.net/curl


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#13 2006-12-11 12:03:28

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Re: Error 404!?!

Just "curl_" is enough where _ is a space.


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#14 2006-12-12 07:00:58

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mathsyperson wrote:

Watch and be amazed as I [ curl ] the laws of the forum to my will. In this case, that will being to prove you wrong. big_smile

ORLY

[ curl ]

 

#15 2006-12-12 07:30:35

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Re: Error 404!?!

Copyface. sad


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#16 2006-12-12 07:47:01

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Re: Error 404!?!

Actually my screen displayed the text differently. Kinda weird.

 

#17 2006-12-12 11:23:01

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Re: Error 404!?!

Good discussion of it here: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/20758

So at this stage I think the message is being intercepted by security - curl is a command, and because malicious software *could* use it (even embedded in a message) it simply disallows the whole thing.

It is like the security at the airport - you go "beep" and a guard steps in.

(BTW: I used "curl" here by making sure it had something around it, like quotes or bold)


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