[Snort-users] http_inspect

Jefferson, Shawn Shawn.Jefferson at ...14448...
Tue Nov 10 14:43:49 EST 2009


Thanks, I guess I missed that in the docs!

Shawn

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Wallace [mailto:jason.r.wallace at ...11827...] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 11:42 AM
To: Jefferson, Shawn
Cc: Snort Users List
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] http_inspect

Per the docs...

IMPORTANT:
The 'yes/no' argument does not specify whether the configuration option
itself is on or off, only the alerting functionality.


On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Jefferson, Shawn
<Shawn.Jefferson at ...14448...> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm looking at tuning the http_inspect pre-processor, specifically some of
> the false positives I get from this.
>
> My question is, if you set some of these options:
>
> u_encode no
> bare_byte no
> iis_unicode no
> double_decode no
>
> Will that affect the ability for snort to process some of the http specific
> rules in the ruleset?  Does it affect the normalization of http traffic, or
> just turn off these specific alerts?
>
> --
> Shawn
>
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