[Snort-sigs] Bleeding addition

Matthew Jonkman matt at ...2436...
Mon Jun 28 10:36:09 EDT 2004

Ahhh. Good point.

Do you have a suggestion as to how to actually do this then?


Brian wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 11:38:54AM -0500, Matthew Jonkman wrote:
>>What they'll do is help you find infected hosts. It's been working very 
>>well for us for some time. You can generally narrow down the hosts that 
>>should be sending mail to 5 or 10, these sigs will tell you where they 
>>are quickly, then add them to the SMTP_SERVERS var. Lots of good info 
>>will come from these. We've also caught a few vendors sending 
>>'anonymous' system information without our awareness. :)
>>pass tcp $SMTP_SERVERS any -> any 25 ( sid:2000324; rev: 1; 
>>msg:"BLEEDING-EDGE Ignore Authorized SMTP Traffic";)
>>pass tcp any any -> $SMTP_SERVERS 25 ( sid:2000325; rev: 1; 
>>msg:"BLEEDING-EDGE Ignore Authorized SMTP Traffic";)
>>alert tcp !$SMTP_SERVERS any -> any 25 ( sid:2000326; rev: 1; 
>>msg:"BLEEDING-EDGE Possible UnAuthorized SMTP Traffic"; content:"RCPT 
>>TO"; nocase;)
>>Again, these are in stable-side for now, they'll go into the 
>>bleeding.rules in a few days.
> In the process of doing this detection, you have invalidated ALL of
> the SMTP rules currently in the system.  Hopefully nobody running
> these rules care about attacks on their real mail servers.
> Brian
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