[Snort-sigs] Rule Migration Cheat Sheet?

Joel Esler jesler at ...435...
Wed Dec 22 15:45:10 EST 2010


Maybe a "contest" to see who gets the conversion guide to me in the most accurate and complete format first?

;)  

J

On Dec 22, 2010, at 12:12 PM, Crook, Parker wrote:

>> There are several new keywords (file_data, byte_extract, http_*)  We don't
>> have a specific conversion cheat sheet, as the old rule options still work
>> fine,  the new rule options just allow for clarification of functionality and
>> a more specific and efficient rule writing process.
>> 
>> That being said, I know a lot of you want to get your rules updated to Snort
>> 2.9 format, I am just swamped, and I know I won't get to it until late
>> January.  If anyone from the community wants to write a cheat sheet document,
>> we'll review it, I'll put it on the blog, snort.org, and I'll give you a free
>> VRT rule subscription for a year.
>> 
>> Takers?
> 
> I've had 2.9 setup in the lab for a while and haven't made the push in production yet for this very reason.  I suppose I can take the plunge and start working on it and I will document my findings.  I'll get started on this but I'm not sure how long it will take.
> 
> -Parker





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