[Snort-devel] Question - snort v2.9.6.0 rules

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at ...3461...
Tue Mar 4 12:47:23 EST 2014

Within the rules we use a variety of references that you may look at to tell which vulnerabilities the rules cover, and from what year.  I encourage you to download the registered ruleset and grep through for “CVE” numbers, etc.  

Joel Esler | Threat Intelligence Team Lead | Open Source Manager | Vulnerability Research Team

On Mar 4, 2014, at 12:07 PM, Eray Balkanli <Eray.Balkanli at ...3489...> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am a graduate Computer Science student at Dalhousie University. I have been working on some network records by using the rules included in Snort v2.9.6.0. I have a question related to those rules; I will be grateful if you reply.
> May I ask that for how many recent years the defined rules are based on? I mean, from which year the attack signatures of malicious packets have been regarded?
> Thank you very much in advance!
> Best regars,
> Eray
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