[Snort-sigs] Suggestion to cut down on FP for generic overflow rules

Alec H. Peterson ahp at ...2480...
Thu May 13 06:49:01 EDT 2004

Perhaps we could make use of flowbits and take a peek at the startup banner 
to make sure it is in fact the IMAP server in question we are concerned 


--On Thursday, May 13, 2004 9:23 AM -0400 Brian <bmc at ...95...> wrote:

> On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 05:25:00PM +1200, Russell Fulton wrote:
>> I was wondering if it would be worth parameterising these rules with a
>> $FTP_PATH_LEN and an IMAP_FOLDER_LEN which gets set along with all the
>> other configurable stuff in snort.conf?
> Nope, because it is specific to specific implementations of IMAP.
> I'd rather not use variables inside the rule body, as you will not be
> able to track the history of a rule appropriately if the detection
> capabilities are tied to something outside of the rule.
> Brian
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