[Snort-users] slapper worm

Erek Adams erek at ...577...
Mon Sep 30 09:17:14 EDT 2002

On Mon, 30 Sep 2002, Jorge# ./S wrote:

> Does snort 1.8.7 protects Linux servers from slapper worm attack?

No.  Snort is a Network Intrusion Detection System.  Trying to use Snort to
protect against the slapper worm would be like using a coathanger to open a
car door--It _could_ work, if you are lucky.  Having the key to the door is
the best thing, and in this case that means patch your servers.


Erek Adams

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