[Snort-users] Re: [Snort-sigs] Bad escape sequence?

sekure sekure at ...11827...
Fri Sep 30 07:12:08 EDT 2005


That was what I tried after i fired off the email and it worked.

Thanks!

On 9/30/05, Joel Esler <joel.esler at ...1935...> wrote:
> you may not need to escape it anymore.  remove the "\"
>
> J
> On Sep 30, 2005, at 9:31 AM, sekure wrote:
>
> > I have a rule in my local.rules that i picked up somewhere on the
> > mailing lists:
> >
> > alert tcp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (msg:"IE suspicious
> > access to WSH (Windows Script Host)"; flow: from_server,established;
> > content:"object"; nocase; content:"id"; nocase; content:"wsh"; nocase;
> > content:"classid"; nocase; content:"clsid\:"; nocase;
> > content:"F935DC22-1CF0-11D0-ADB9-00C04FD58A0B"; nocase; content:"\/";
> > nocase; content:"object"; nocase; reference: url,
> > http.www.geek.com/news/geeknews/2004Jun/gee20040610025522.htm;
> > classtype:misc-attack; sid:1000042; rev:1;)
> >
> > I just upgraded from 2.4.0 to 2.4.2 and upon launching snort i get:
> > "bad escape sequence starting with "\/". Fatal Error, Quitting.."
> > This used to work with 2.4.0 and before.  What changed?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
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