[Snort-users] PulledPork and modifying So_rule stubs

Michael Lubinski michael.lubinski at ...11827...
Thu Jun 23 13:33:53 EDT 2011

On Jun 23, 2011 10:17 AM, "JJC" <cummingsj at ...11827...> wrote:
> I think that this would be a valid use-case to allow gid:3 rules to be
> modified, consider it a feature request that we will work into the tool.
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 11:51 PM, Dheeraj Gupta <dheeraj.gupta4 at ...11827...
>> Hi,
>> I have been using pulledpork for Snort rule management and it is very
>> Recently I noticed that snort rule 3-10481 (Squid NTLM Exploit Rule) is
>> defined only for port 3128.
>> But, here we have proxies running on many different ports, so I decided
>> change the rule from $external_net 3128 to $external_net
>> However, the modifysid.conf file explicitly stated that any changes will
>> only occur to gid:1 files and not gid:3 stubs(Since they are
>> or such stuff). I tried making an entry in modifysid.conf for said rule,
>> it didn't fire. So, I manually changed the rule line and restarted snort.
>> Earlier the Squid NTLM exploit when fired from Metasploit on port xxxx
>> not detected. But now, since I had modified the so_rule stub to include
>> in the port part, it was detected.
>> So, my question is why doesn't pulledpork modify stubs of rules with
>> (atleast parts such as home_net external_net, source,dest ports etc) when
>> clearly such changes reflect in snort's behaviour
>> Regards,
>> Dheeraj
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