[Snort-users] RE: Attack on snort running in Public Zone

james hackerwacker at ...3784...
Fri Nov 14 16:55:08 EST 2003


Well, don't run in on a OS that can be DoS'ed.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "KS" <kanwaljeet at ...10300...>
To: <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 8:15 AM
Subject: [Snort-users] RE: Attack on snort running in Public Zone


: Is anyone out there who can help ????????
: 
: 
: -----Original Message-----
: From: KS [mailto:kanwaljeet at ...10300...]
: Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 8:48 PM
: To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
: Subject: Attack on snort running in Public Zone
: 
: 
:   Helllo Everybody.
: 
:   I have snort running on win2k and it is working fine so far.I had placed
: it in DMZ to monitor the malicious traffic passing through firewall and Now
: i want to put another snort win2k system in Public zone i.e in between my
: router and firewall so i can know which traffic is actually hitting the
: outside interface of my firewall.
:   My concern is :  Since my snort system ( win2k ) is gonna be on public IP
: address , what will happen if somebody runs a Denial of service attack on my
: snort system itself.
:   How can i be sure that my snort system running on win2k is safe from DOS
: attack ?
: 
:   Thanks
:   KS
: 




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