[Snort-users] Updating sid-msg.map

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Tue Nov 16 20:46:23 EST 2010

Pulledpork does these functions by default. 

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On Nov 16, 2010, at 8:21 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...> wrote:

> On 11/15/2010 22:35, Chan, Wilson wrote:
>> First off what is the sid-msg.map used for? I looked in my oinkmaster config
>> docs and they recommend to update the sourcefire and emerging threats rule via
>> the create-sidmap.pl script.
> FWIW: in my environment, our snort logs do not display the GID:SID so there was 
> only the MSG text to go by... when i developed one of the mods for my 
> environment, i added a search capability to locate the MSG text in the 
> sid-msg.map file which then showed us the GID:SID which is needed for other 
> functions...
> [aside] i'm trying to figure out a way to generate the sid-msg.map file from 
> multiple rules directories so that the GID 3 rules are included in the 
> sid-msg.map but time has been very short with a new paying gig that i've 
> found... 12 hour days of driving do not leave much for network security related 
> work :? :(
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