FreeWAF

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FreeWAF

https://github.com/p0pr0ck5/FreeWAF/
High-performance WAF built on the OpenResty stack

FreeWAF is a reverse proxy WAF built using the OpenResty stack. It uses the Nginx Lua API to analyze HTTP request information and process against a flexible rule structure. FreeWAF is distributed with a ruleset that mimics the ModSecurity CRS, as well as a few custom rules built during initial development and testing.

FreeWAF was initially developed by Robert Paprocki for his Master's thesis at Western Governor's University.





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Robert Developer?


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DevelopersBug Trackinghttps://github.com/p0pr0ck5/FreeWAF/issues


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitengx_openresty
Required to uselibac.so? (included)
Required to useluacov



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