[Snort-users] Newbie question: reject rule for IPv6

K b urbestfriend at ...11827...
Mon Dec 12 01:54:25 EST 2011

Just to add some more info.

I tried ipq too without any success. But If I run my web server on an
IPv4 address and run snort in ip4 mode, I see that request gets
I am wondering whether I have missed some step for Ipv6 or do I need
to change the rule for IPv6?

On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 4:09 PM, K b <urbestfriend at ...11827...> wrote:
> JJ,
> I am using following command to start snort.
> snort -c  /etc/snort.conf -N -D
> Also I have set following parameters in snort.conf.
> config daq: nfq
> config daq_mode: inline
> config daq_var: proto=ip6
> config daq_dir:<dir>
> Note that I have built both daq and snort with --ipv6-enabled option.
> My ip6table:
> -A INPUT -d <ip_address>/128 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j NFQUEUE --queue-num 0
> The setup  works fine as I am seeing alerts getting logged when I send
> a http request with URI contains "snort-test", but unfortunately the
> request is not getting rejected ( No ICMP6 unreachable ) as it
> should've been and request is going through.
> In fact I tried 'drop' too , without any success. Can someone point
> out the code where ICMP unreachable is sent ? I tried to debug daq and
> always verdict to NFQUEUE is set as NF_ACCEPT.
> Thanks for the response.
> Regards,
> Kumar
> On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 9:16 PM, JJ Cummings <cummingsj at ...11827...> wrote:
>> What does your iptables look like and what is your snort startup command line? Also, use drop, not reject.
>> Sent from the iRoad
>> On Dec 9, 2011, at 5:48, K b <urbestfriend at ...11827...> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> A newbie here and I was trying to setup snort inline with NFQ for IPv6
>>> services.  Just for testing I have added the following reject rule.
>>> reject tcp any any -> any 80 (classtype:attempted-user;
>>> msg:"Snort_test"; content:"snort-test"; sid:9000001; rev:1;)
>>> Now If I send a traffic with the above content, I see that alerts are
>>> getting generated but this requests is not being reset as expected.
>>> I am running snort, my snort.conf is unchanged. What am I doing wrong?
>>> Have a good day.
>>> Thanks and regards,
>>> Kumar
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