[Snort-users] No longer seeing exploit traffic on version 2.0.0

Chris Green cmg at ...1935...
Mon Apr 28 07:25:08 EDT 2003

Lloyd_Ardoin at ...9013... writes:

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> I have been using Snort 1.9.0 and had upgraded to 1.9.1 about 3 weeks ago. 
> It is running on a Linux RedHat Dell box on our DMZ. It has been up and 
> monitoring for about 3 months. It is configured to log to a mysql database 
> and I have the ACID console up and working also. The Snort box has been 
> logging about 2 dozen alerts a day on average. Mostly IIS Web exploits. I 
> upgraded to the 2.0.0 version on April 23rd and I am no longer getting any 
> alerts from Snort. I have created an alert rule in the local.rules file 
> that says -
> alert ip !$HOME_NET any -> $HOME_NET any
> which is generating alerts.  But I am no longer seeing any alerts on the 
> consistent IIS web exploints I have been seeing for the last couple of 
> months.  I have reviewed everything on my setup but can't seem to come up 
> with anything....can anyone provide any suggestions?

Try -A fast -b and see if it's related to ACID or related to snort.

I recommend adding a message

alert ip !$HOME_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (msg: "LOCAL: goofy man";)
Chris Green <cmg at ...1935...>
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