[Snort-users] Re: [Snort-devel] New Feature based on MAC address filterig (Possible !!!!!)

Michael Boman michael.boman at ...4162...
Mon Jun 16 22:24:04 EDT 2003


On Tue, 2003-06-17 at 12:23, Atul Shrivastava wrote:
> Hello,
>  
> There is one feature which is lacking in Snort.
>  
> The feature is such that we can make rule based on the MAC address. I
> mean to say that I will make a pool of valid MAC addresses and then if
> any of the MAC addresses doesn't match with this MAC address pool then
> a alert has been generated for that. For that it is required to add
> one more preprocessor and then in that preprocessor we have to
> manually add the MAC addresses. Is it possible, because this feature
> is not there in any of the leading IDS.
>  
> This feature solves the problem that if anyone comes to your internal
> LAN physically with this laptop and then plugs his laptop into the
> internal LAN and takes a valid IP from some employess on personal
> basis and try to copy some important and confidential data from the
> network or try to do something illegal in the network, if this feature
> is there then he bill be caught by that thing.
>  
> Any sugessions are welcome.

Why not run arpwatch?

Best regards
 Michael Boman

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Michael Boman
Security Architect, SecureCiRT Pte Ltd
http://www.securecirt.com
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