[Snort-sigs] Telnet rule doesn't work

rmkml rmkml at ligfy.org
Sat Jun 24 18:11:15 EDT 2017


Hello Paul,
It's fire for me,
could you share a pcap please ?
could you check if fire on your side by adding "-k none" please ? (disable checksum check)
could you check replace $TELNET_SERVERS and $EXTERNAL_NET by ANY please ? (only for testing)
Best Regards
@Rmkml

On Sat, 24 Jun 2017, Paul Li wrote:

> I'm using Snort 2.9.9 on Ubuntu 16.04. Trying to build a telnet login detection rule as the following:
> 
> alert tcp $TELNET_SERVERS 23 -> $EXTERNAL_NET any (msg:"TELNET login incorrect"; content:"Login incorrect"; nocase;classtype:bad-unknown; sid:429; rev:2; priority:1;)                         
> 
> 
> This rule looks good to me but it doesn't fire when failed TELNET occurs. Any thing missing in this rule?
> 
> NOTE: At the same time, I created a SSH rule as the following that works well:
> 
> alert tcp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (msg:"SSH login attempt"; flow:to_server,established; content:"SSH-"; sid:10000002; rev:3; classtype:attempted-user;)
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Paul
> 
>


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