[Snort-users] false positive rules in snort 2.8.6.0

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Fri Jun 4 16:10:33 EDT 2010


Okay, so you aren't saying they are falsing, you are saying that the rules aren't dropping the traffic?


On Jun 4, 2010, at 4:00 PM, Lawrence R. Hughes, Sr. wrote:

> Joel,
>  
> Thanks for the quick reply...
>  
> Although they are drop rules, the clients in both cases connect, allow searches and downloads.
>  
> We do not use pcap, we thought that snort's coverage was enough.
>  
> Our main concern is about the RIAA...
>  
> Thanks,
> Larry
>  
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Joel Esler
> To: Lawrence R. Hughes, Sr.
> Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 3:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] false positive rules in snort 2.8.6.0
> 
> What are they falsing on?  Do you have a pcap?
> 
> J
> 
> On Jun 4, 2010, at 3:50 PM, Lawrence R. Hughes, Sr. wrote:
> 
>> Hi All,
>>  
>> The following two (2) rules in p2p.rules are false positives... Be aware of the RIAA
>>  
>> drop tcp $HOME_NET 4711 -> $EXTERNAL_NET any (msg:"P2P eDonkey server response"
>>  flow:established,from_server; content:"Server|3A| eMule";
>>  fast_pattern:only; metadata:policy security-ips drop;
>>  reference:url,www.emule-project.net; classtype:policy-violation;
>>  sid:2587; rev:4;)
>> drop udp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET 41170
>> (msg:"P2P Manolito Search Query"; flow:to_server; content:"|01 02 00 14|";
>>  depth:4; offset:16; metadata:policy security-ips drop;
>>  reference:url,openlito.sourceforge.net; reference:url,www.blubster.com;
>>  classtype:policy-violation; sid:3459; rev:5;)
>>  
>>  
>> Thanks,
>> Larry
>>  
>>  
>>  
>> 
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