[Snort-users] Feature Request: regex matching available as $n strings for msg:?
Jason.Haar at ...294...
Sun Jun 22 18:56:03 EDT 2003
Says it all really. I know the regex support isn't live yet, but...
There are quite a few rules where it would be most useful if you could
actually "see" some of the data that triggered the alert. e.g. if you wanted
to log the username of all attempted FTP logins, you could do something
alert tcp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET 21 \
(msg:"Attempted FTP login by $1"; \
For realtime alerting in the current implementation, post-processing such
information is really next to impossible as you either have to interact with
the SQL database, or with raw tcpdump logs...
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