[Snort-users] LAND, TearDrop, Flooding attacks
baoqing at ...115...
Thu Jul 20 15:26:04 EDT 2000
I am new to Snort tool. After having browsed the rule configuration
with hundreds of lines, I couldn't find any keywords for the several
attacks I was looking for. Maybe I was missing something.
Can anyone tell me if or not the Snort (1.6) is able to detect :
1)Land attack, 2)TearDrop/Tear attack, and 3)flooding attacks, such as
Smurf or pure Ping-flooding attacks?
My guess is Land could be eaiser because it has obvious signature. To
detect Tear and its variant versions it needs to do reassemblly or
similar checking (stateful); it's more difficult. Flooding attacks have
no obvious signatures purely from single packet analysis but to count
the amount of packets targeting to certain node.
Any responses will be appreciated.
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