[Snort-users] SDP gen-msg.map and doc's mismatch???

Ryan Jordan ryan.jordan at ...1935...
Mon May 3 11:24:16 EDT 2010


Rule 139:1 is a preprocessor alert that gets used by the Sensitive
Data preprocessor. GID 138 is for "sd_pattern" rules. Use 138 for your
rules.

These were split up to avoid a situation where we say "use GID 138 for
rules, but never use 138:1".

On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...1935...> wrote:
> Which one is right? 138 or 139?  It says 139 in the gid-msg.map
>
> On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Ryan Jordan <ryan.jordan at ...1935...>
> wrote:
>>
>> That's correct, we use a separate GID for the preprocessor alert.
>>
>> On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 8:49 AM, Jason Wallace <jason.r.wallace at ...14459.....>
>> wrote:
>> > I've been playing around with the SDP and found something I need
>> > clarification on. The 2.6.0 gen-msg.map shows...
>> >
>> > 139 || 1 || sensitive_data: sensitive data global threshold exceeded
>> >
>> > But the docs say, "Rules using sd_pattern must use GID 138." (Snort, pg.
>> > 90)
>> >
>> > Is there a typo here, or is this correct?
>> >
>> > This came up while trying to diagnose why the message from alerts from
>> > rules using sd_pattern were not displaying in BASE properly.
>> >
>> > Thx,
>> > Wally
>> >
>> >
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