[Snort-users] Using Snort & DB to remove false alarms

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at ...294...
Tue Apr 6 18:16:04 EDT 2004


On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 12:29, Brian wrote:
> Uh, not really.  Nessus attempts to retrieve a page that doesn't exist,
> forcing the issue on checking 404 banners.  If you don't do that, how
> would you ever know that the "OK 200" that you get back is really an OK?

Oh yeah - pretty hard for Snort to do that...

But it does demonstrate that just checking on the 404 would miss a
lot...

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