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cut -d ' ' -f 7 http_logs.txt | egrep "\.shtml.+"
The requests that you will see are really strange and looks like bugs in some crude semi-debugged robots:
/Utilities/diff.shtmlindex.php /Scripting/Perlorama/perl_in_command_line.shtml%20...%20FAIL /Scripting/Perlorama/perl_in_command_line.shtml%20...%20FAIL /Solaris/Startup_and_shutdown/minitutorial.shtml?xmlid=0-596-00343-9/esa3-CHP-15-SECT-6 /Tools/index.shtml/Utilities/grpck.shtml /Net/troubleshooting.shtml/trackback /Tools/dd.shtmlindex.php /Education/SAT/Strategy/cheating.shtmlindex.php /Admin/kernel.shtmlindex.php /Windows/filesystems_recovery.shtml%22%20class=%22resultLink/admin/categories.php/login.php?cPath=&action=new_product_preview /Windows/filesystems_recovery.shtml%22%20class=%22resultLink/admin/categories.php/login.php?cPath=&action=new_product_preview /Windows/filesystems_recovery.shtml%22%20class=%22resultLink/admin/categories.php/login.php?cPath=&action=new_product_preview /Solaris/Startup_and_shutdown/smf.shtml+++++++++++++++Result:+%EE%E1%F0%E0%E1%EE%F2%EA%E0+%F4%F0%E5%E9%EC%EE%E2;+%ED%E5+%ED%E0%E9%E4%E5%ED%EE;+%ED%E5+%ED%E0%F8%EB%EE%F1%FC+%F4%EE%F0%EC%FB+%E4%EB%FF+%EE%F2%EF%F0%E0%E2%EA%E8; /Mail/spam.shtmlindex.php /Utilities/date.shtmlindex.php /Admin/index.shtmlindex.php /People/Stallman/webliography.shtml611 /Tools/join.shtml801 /Admin/tips.shtml//wp-content/themes/MyApp/timthumb.php?src=http://wordpress.com.suppaddleboard.com/eva.php /Security/IDS/Acid/cleanout_of_acid_database.shtml?l=snort-users&m=104941280926431&w=2 /Scripting/Perlorama/pod_documentation.shtml?node_id=408254 /Admin/tips.shtml//wp-content/themes/MyApp/timthumb.php?src=http://wordpress.com.suppaddleboard.com/eva.php /Net/tcp_protocol_layers.shtmlindex.php /Scripting/Perlorama/pod_documentation.shtml?node_id=352893 /Bookshelf/tools.shtmlindex.php /Scripting/Shellorama/bash_tips_and_tricks.shtml?_ult=sec%3Dweb%26slk%3Dweb%26pos%3D3%26linkstr%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.softpanorama.org%252FScripting%252FShellorama%252Fbash_tips_and_tricks.shtml /Scripting/Perlorama/pod_documentation.shtml?node=zentaraI doubt that you can pickup such junk in link farms. But what is strange is that this is also major search engine robots problem and all major robots are submitting such probes (Baiduspider is severely affected):
18.104.22.168 - - [01/Sep/2012:08:34:59 -0700] "GET /Scripting/Perlorama/perl_style.shtml?node=mzedeler HT TP/1.1" 403 82 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Baiduspider/2.0; +http://www.baidu.com/search/spider.html)" 22.214.171.124 - - [01/Sep/2012:08:38:49 -0700] "GET /Solaris/Startup_and_shutdown/minitutorial.shtml?xml id=0-596-00343-9/esa3-CHP-12 HTTP/1.1" 403 82 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; bingbot/2.0; +http://www.bing .com/bingbot.htm)"
You can convert such pages into "normal" requests but usually it does not worth troubles. Those IPs that produce them by and large should be blocked anyway.Most of them are some kind of PHP vulnerabilities testing/cracking attempts. The bad think is that they test various directories and test each directory several times as you can see from example below:
/Windows/admin/categories.php/login.php?cPath=&action=new_product_preview /Windows/admin/categories.php/login.php?cPath=&action=new_product_preview /Windows/admin/categories.php/login.php?cPath=&action=new_product_preview
I would like to stress it again that IPs involved in such a behavior are definite candidates for banning.
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