[Snort-sigs] Did anyone else notice...?

Imran William Smith iwsmith at ...500...
Sun Jun 16 19:23:01 EDT 2002

Are the snort signatures under GPL?  I don't know
how GPL applies to config / input data.  

But if snort-sigs are GPL and they import them, that 
makes their whole system GPL, right...?

Imran William Smith
Security Products Development
Mimos Bhd, Malaysia

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Scheidell" <scheidell at ...249...>
To: "Jim Becher" <jim at ...632...>
Cc: <snort-sigs at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2002 6:15 AM
Subject: Re: [Snort-sigs] Did anyone else notice...?

| Interesting.. they bash snort, and a year later say 'we are better because
| we can use snort sigs'..
| 'http://bvlive01.iss.net/issEn/delivery/prdetail.jsp?type=&oid=19302'
| Standard User Defined Signatures . In addition to its advanced analysis
| engine,... now has the ability to import most of
| the published rules from Snort, an open-source intrusion detection system.
| Users can now take advantage of Internet Security Systems. X-Press
| Updates. and publicly posted open-source rules. This new feature also
| enables companies to leverage their experience with unsupported
| network-based intrusion detection systems and upgrade to a commercially
| available, fully supported family of protection products without new
| training for signature updates. 
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