[Snort-sigs] Being killed by poor IE rules.

evilghost at ...3397... evilghost at ...3397...
Wed Jan 27 12:21:32 EST 2010

SIGKILL + restart, Snort 2.8.4, commented out the rule in $SO_RULE_PATH/

Ugh - Just found it, me culpa, when I push VRT I re-generate the stubs 
so it clobbered the comment.  Thanks JJ.


JJ Cummings wrote:
> you should be able to comment out the stub rule itself, you are saying that
> this did not work?  Of course I have to ask, you did send a HUP to snort, or
> restart altogether, correct?
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 10:06 AM, evilghost at ...3397... <
> evilghost at ...3397...> wrote:
>> Curious, what's the method to disable a singular GID3 rule without need to
>> do a
>> suppression?  Simply comment out the stub in $SO_RULE_PATH for the SID,
>> which is
>> GID3, that you want to disable?  I've got a few GID3's that are "map the
>> network" in my environment that I'd like to not incur the processing hit.
>> I tried commenting out the rule, for example, SID 13947 GID 3, to no avail.
>>  It
>> still fires.  Am I missing something?
>> -evilghost
>> Nigel Houghton wrote:
>>> You can of course choose to not load the shared object libraries at
>>> all. You can also choose to not load the .rules files, or just like
>>> with regular rules, you can disable certain shared object rules by
>>> commenting out the stub rule in the .rules files. Up to you which way
>>> to go.
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