[Snort-sigs] SID 1221 - musicat empower access

Guise McAllaster guise.mcallaster at ...2420...
Tue Dec 22 10:01:45 EST 2009

Please let me bring our attention to SID 1221 - musicat empower access.
This detects attempted access that results in a path disclosure.  It is also
from 2001.  A few things to note.  From what I can tell, it is not "musicat"
but "muscat".  Next, the rule only looks for uricontent:"empower".    Seems
a little simple, even for VRT.  What about doing a little more to reduce the
false positive?  How about uricontent:"empower?"  or

Just some thoughts.  As for me, I'm suppressing it since I don't run it and
this rule is old like bottom posting.


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