[Snort-users] PCRE and cross packet matching

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Mon Aug 6 11:57:12 EDT 2012

On Aug 6, 2012, at 9:36 AM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...1935...> wrote:

>> BTW, if there are no "stream-based" equivalent to such keywords due to
>> resource/complexity issues, how about creating keywords explicitly for
>> the first packet of a stream - that is probably 99% of the problem area?

Also, just as an addendum, sorry for not posting it originally.

We do have a keyword upcoming in a future version of Snort that ensures that you are at the start of a stream, no matter what.

Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager
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