Installation of ModSecurity on Ubuntu with DVWA

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sudo apt-get install apache2

sudo apt-get install php

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install php7.0 php5.6 php5.6-mysql php-gettext php5.6-mbstring php-mbstring php7.0-mbstring php-xdebug libapache2-mod-php5.6 libapache2-mod-php7.0

sudo apt-get install mysql-server

cd /var/www/html

sudo apt-get install git

sudo git clone

cd DVWA/config

sudo mv

sudo service apache2 restart

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-security2 libapache2-modsecurity libapache2-mod-evasive

sudo mv /etc/modsecurity/modsecurity.conf-recommended /etc/modsecurity/modsecurity.conf

sudo service apache2 reload

sudo sed -i “s/SecRuleEngine DetectionOnly/SecRuleEngine On/” /etc/modsecurity/modsecurity.conf

sudo sed -i “s/SecResponseBodyAccess On/SecResponseBodyAccess Off/” /etc/modsecurity/modsecurity.conf

cd /usr/share/modsecurity-crs/activated_rules/

sudo ln -s ../base_rules/* .

sudo rm /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/security2.conf

sudo chmod 777 /etc/apache2/mods-enabled

cd /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/

sudo echo ”

<IfModule security2_module>

# Default Debian dir for modsecurity’s persistent data

SecDataDir /var/cache/modsecurity

# Include all the *.conf files in /etc/modsecurity.

# Keeping your local configuration in that directory

# will allow for an easy upgrade of THIS file and

# make your life easier

IncludeOptional /etc/modsecurity/*.conf

IncludeOptional “/usr/share/modsecurity-crs/*.conf”

IncludeOptional “/usr/share/modsecurity-crs/activated_rules/*.conf”

</IfModule>” >> security2.conf

sudo service apache2 reload

// Change the DVWA database Configuration settings

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