[Snort-users] Anyone got a rule for the latest Cisco bug?
Du Feu, Richard
r.dufeu at ...9670...
Fri Jul 18 02:17:07 EDT 2003
I'm fairly new to snort and am not yet good at writing rules for it, however I do have a packet capture of an attack against a cisco device. This is the exploit released on netssys. It looks roughly like this:
09:45:29.846575 22.214.171.124 > a.b.c.d: ip-proto-53 26 [ttl 1] (id 17168, len 46)
09:45:29.846738 0.246.255.32 > a.b.c.d: mobile 0.246.255.32 > a.b.c.d:  > 126.96.36.199 (oproto=0) (bad checksum 515) [ttl 1] (id 6925, len 46)
09:45:29.846770 188.8.131.52 > a.b.c.d: nd 26 [ttl 1] (id 38906, len 46)
09:45:29.846795 184.108.40.206 > a.b.c.d: pim v0 [ttl 1] (id 8220, len 46)
The ttl needs to be the number of hops to the target system. The source IPs are spoofed. Is this enough for someone who is clued up to write a rule for it?
From: Jason Haar [mailto:Jason.Haar at ...294...]
Sent: 17 July 2003 23:12
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Anyone got a rule for the latest Cisco bug?
Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco IOS Interface Blocked by IPv4 Packet
Apparently some hacked IPv4 packet sent at a Cisco router's actual IP
address can cause a table to fill up - causing the router to become unusable.
Anyone got a pattern match for it? Frankly the CERT alert about it was next
to useless - they have some example ACLs that "may" help - but there's not
enough to go on really (I mean, if I want to allow SSH access to a router
from one IP address on the Internet, can I make an ACL to allow that, and
block all other IP, or does this attack mean that if the baddie fakes the
SYN packet to match my "good" address, then the attack still works???)
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