[Snort-devel] Idea/Thought.

Dragos Ruiu dr at ...40...
Fri Aug 17 16:50:37 EDT 2001

What about hogwash?

or a script from logwatch or swatch to fiddle your firewall...
see FAQ for more caveats.


On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Alex Jokela wrote:
> Greetings!
> I've used snort for a while now (off and on) -- and i have always loved it.
> but recently, i realized it was missing one thing (at least in my opinion),
> and that was a decent way to block packets -- much like the way that
> portsentry does: using an external program (like ipchains, ipf, ipfw,
> iptables, etc...)
> i know that in the contrib there is a script which will generate ipchain
> rules based on snort responses, but this is not what i am looking for.
> so...not being able to find anything, i have started to modify sp_respond.c
> (and a header or two) to include support for external programs (like the
> ones mentioned above) to be executed, as well as, a way of appending to file
> (in the case of a system reboot) the rules that are generated.
> ...more information to come...
> constructive thoughts are welcome.
> thanks.
> 	alex jokela
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