[Snort-sigs] INETD backdoor signature (sh -i)
Jason.Haar at ...651...
Sun Jun 30 19:07:03 EDT 2002
On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 02:24:17PM -0700, Bill McCarty wrote:
> mitigate the overhead that much. Granted, the flow facility could eliminate
> traffic flowing to a server as part of an established connection. So, only
> traffic flowing from the server would be inspected. But, I think that many
> networks sustain more traffic flowing from external servers than to them.
> In that case, the savings wouldn't be all that great.
I think flows allows you to distinguish between YOU donwloading the latest
Redhat ISO image (full of shellcodes) and someone connecting to *YOU* and
i.e. you want to ignore the former and alert on the latter.
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