NginX Sudden "Weird server reply" HACKED ?

shahzaib mushtaq shahzaib.cb at
Fri Nov 8 13:00:16 UTC 2019


I tried to create a test.html file without any content in it and curl
request showed following output:

[root at cw025 /tunefiles/tunefiles_git]# curl

On Fri, Nov 8, 2019 at 5:10 PM shahzaib mushtaq <shahzaib.cb at>

> Hi,
> We just recently received an alert against one of our Nginx based server
> which has started to download files with any extension e.g .html, .php) on
> HTTP instead of processing it. On HTTPS file process fine but on HTTP, even
> though its .html extension file it is started to download by the browser.
> We've forced redirect setup from HTTP to HTTPS, which is also stopped
> working. If we send curl request to HTTP , following is the reply we get:
> [root at cw025 /usr/local/etc/nginx/vhosts]# curl -I
> curl: (8) Weird server reply
> Can anyone help whats going on?
> Regards.
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