[Snort-users] upgraded some tools (snortplot)

Brian bmc at ...950...
Mon Oct 29 17:39:02 EST 2001

According to Angelos Karageorgiou:
> =============
> Oct 22 08:48:19 cat snort[1050]: [1:485:1] ICMP Destination Unreachable
> (Communication Administratively Prohibited) {ICMP} ->
> Oct 22 09:27:14 cat snort[1050]: [1:499:1] MISC Large ICMP Packet
> [Classification: Potentially Bad Traffic] [Priority: 2]: {ICMP}
> ->
> Oct 22 12:46:02 cat snort[1050]: [1:480:1] ICMP PING speedera {ICMP}
> ->
> =============
> IN the two above lines , both for ICMP traffic, one uses parentheses and 
> one uses square brackets, and the third line has neither parens nor quotes.

Actually, the second one prints its priority and classification.  The
other two are not.  If thats coming from the same version of snort,
then there is a bug.


> I do not mean to belittle anybody's work here, I am just saying that maybe 
> we need a rule creation metaengine, probably based on M4 or some macro 
> language which will generate the rules.

No, its not the problem of the rules.  its something else.

never offend people with style, when you can offend them with substance.

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