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Revision as of 10:15, 16 September 2011

What does this OWASP project offer you?
What releases are available for this project?
what is this project?
Name: OWASP NAXSI Project (home page)
  • Naxsi (Nginx Anti Xss Sql Injection) is an open source, high performance, low rules maintenance, Web Application Firewall module for Nginx, the infamous web server and reverse-proxy.
  • Its goal is to help people securing their web applications against attacks like SQL Injections, Cross Site Scripting, Cross Site Request Forgery, Local & Remote file inclusions.
  • The difference with most WAF (Web Application Firewalls) out there is that it does not rely upon signatures to detect and block attacks. It uses a simpler model where, instead of trying to detect "known" attacks, it detects unexpected characters in the HTTP requests/arguments.
  • Each kind of unusual character will increase the score of the request. If the request reaches a score considered "too high", the request will be denied, and the user will be redirected to a "forbidden" page. Yes, it works somewhat like a spam system.
License: GPL 2.0
who is working on this project?
Project Leader(s):
Project Contributor(s):
  • Sebastien Blot
  • Antonin Lefaucheux
  • Didier Conchaudron
how can you learn more?
Project Pamphlet: Not Yet Created
Project Presentation:
Mailing list: Mailing List Archives
Project Roadmap: View
Main links:
Key Contacts
  • Contact the GPC to report a problem or concern about this project or to update information.
current release
Please refer to github for downloads :


last reviewed release
Not Yet Reviewed

other releases