[Snort-users] Pass rules need SID in 2.6.1

James Lay jlay at ...13475...
Fri Nov 17 07:15:25 EST 2006


On Fri, 17 Nov 2006 07:07:11 -0500
"Jeff Dell" <jdell at ...1095...> wrote:

> You will need to put a sid value in the rule. While you are at it I
> would probably put a rev too. Per the FAQ private SID numbers start
> with 1000000 but you will want to make sure you don't have any
> conflicts.
> 
>  pass icmp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (icode:3; itype:3;
> sid:1000000; rev:1;)
>  pass icmp any any -> any any (icode:13; itype:3; sid:1000001; rev:1;)
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Jeff
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net 
> > [mailto:snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf 
> > Of James Lay
> > Sent: Friday, November 17, 2006 6:12 AM
> > To: Snort
> > Subject: [Snort-users] Pass rules need SID in 2.6.1
> > 
> > Hrmmm:
> > 
> > Nov 17 04:07:33 myshield snort[29024]: FATAL
> > ERROR: /chroot/snort/etc/snort/rules/myshield.rules(1) => Each rule
> > must contain a Rule-sid
> > 
> > myshield.rules:
> > 
> > pass icmp $EXTERNAL_NET any -> $HOME_NET any (icode:3; itype:3;)
> > pass icmp any any -> any any (icode:13; itype:3;)
> > 
> > Looked in the docs but didn't see why this is now...
> > 
> > James
> > 
> > --------------------------------------------------------------

Thanks Jeff....interesting that it just kicked in with version 2.6.1.
Personally I'm not sure I see the benefit of sidding pass rules..but
eh..guess I'll just have to add them now.

James




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