mod_security blocking wrongly web pages on HTTPD 2.4

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • When website developers attempt to save changes to a website they get a message: "Forbidden You don't have permission to access this resource."
[Sun Feb 18 21:07:33.850523 2024] [:error] [pid 2905811:tid 2906007] [client] [client] ModSecurity: Access denied with code 403 (phase 2). Operator GE matched 5 at TX:anomaly_score. [file "/etc/httpd/modsecurity.d/activated_rules/REQUEST-949-BLOCKING-EVALUATION.conf"] [line "153"] [id "949110"] [msg "Inbound Anomaly Score Exceeded (Total Score: 5)"] [severity "CRITICAL"] [ver "OWASP_CRS/3.3.4"] [tag "application-multi"] [tag "language-multi"] [tag "platform-multi"] [tag "attack-generic"] [hostname ""] [uri "/SAMPLE$"] [unique_id "ZdK35Q_7Tei8zo6c_3TMdAAAAEY"]


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 7.x
    • 8.x
    • 9.x
  • Apache HTTPD
    • 2.4
  • JBoss Core Service (JBCS)
    • 2.4

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