[Snort-devel] Introducing HogWash

Brian Caswell bmc at ...227...
Wed Jul 18 08:08:32 EDT 2001


tlewis at ...255... wrote:
> I have already adapted snort to serve as a firewall using netfilter
> or divert sockets with my paengine modification.  Your changes are
> incompatible with mine.  Were you unaware of my work, or did you find
> it unacceptable for some reason?

Yes, but hogwash is portable.  libnet and pcap are available for
almost every curently maintained OS.  

Divert sockets and specific firewalls nowhere near as portable.

-- 
Brian Caswell
The MITRE Corporation




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