[Snort-users] Re: Status of Snort and the Rules - Stalled???
friscom at ...1877...
Thu Jul 24 22:36:08 EDT 2003
ISS sent out this message to some of their customers and partners
I did some recent checking into our Network IDS competition and how they
went about protecting their customers from the new Microsoft vulnerability
(http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/alerts/id/147). X-Force shipped XPUs for this
vulnerability and the big Cisco DoS already (7/18 and 7/19). Here is how
everyone else stacks up:
Symantec Manhunt No protection
Cisco IDS No protection
Netscreen No protection
Intruvert/NAI No protection
Snort No protection
The promotional purpose is clear but the content is not far from what
everyone here would like to say first.
Now, the question everyone can ask is: what is the status with such
Some of us are better than others to release and support new rules. I had
a look at the RPC rules, its status is : v. 1.46, released June 2003.
I'd like to contribute in an active manner, but maybe my resources are
scarce on this side.
Nonetheless, some sort of priority could really be necessary in cases like
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