[Snort-users] help writing snort rule

Matt Jonkman jonkman at ...14019...
Fri Jan 26 04:34:10 EST 2007


We've got a set of SSN sigs already at bleeding edge:

http://www.bleedingthreats.net/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/sigs/POLICY/POLICY_SSN_in_the_Clear?view=markup

As well as other similar, EIN, irs stuff, all sorts of goodies in the
policy ruleset.

Matt

Bill Lopez wrote:
> Trying to write a simple rule to parse for SSN in plain text – what am I
> doing wrong??
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> alert ip any any -> $EXTERNAL_NET any
> (pcre:"/\d{3}(\s|-)?\d{2}(\s|-)?\d{4}/"; msg:"SSN Detected in Clear
> Text"; sid: 1000004 )
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> rule returns this error
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> ERROR: Unterminated rule in file /etc/snort/rules/TEST.rules, line 5
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>    (Snort rules must be contained on a single line or
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>     on multiple lines with a '\' continuation character
> 
>     at the end of the line,  make sure there are no
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>     carriage returns before the end of this line)
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> Fatal Error, Quitting..
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> Have tried multiple versions of pcre string but always return the same
> error..
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> Bill Lopez
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