[Snort-users] snort classification Question
mohamad hosein jafari
smhjafari68 at ...11827...
Sat Aug 25 02:23:39 EDT 2012
But I said before first I decided to create category for alerts and I wrote
some but I saw I had some overlap on my rules and one alert can go to some
of my category . so I decided to use snort rules and I Check this rules and
understand why snort team create this category
I can check alerts one by one but that is too hard and I know it depends on
But as I said for example I don't know what is "non standard protocol " .
also I want to to know snort classify logics .
Thanks for your helps
On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 10:33 AM, Mike Hale <eyeronic.design at ...11827...>wrote:
> The answer is: It Depends.
> You have to look at the specific rules to see what the alert was for.
> You see this, rigth?
> You see how in the rule it says "classtype"? The rule author puts that
> You *have* to look at the rule to see why the classtype applies to the
> rule. In fact...sometimes the classtype may be wrong. You don't know
> until and unless you see the rule itself.
> Once again, you have to narrow down your question.
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 10:52 PM, mohamad hosein jafari
> <smhjafari68 at ...11827...> wrote:
> > yes waldo I said before . Snort alert classify description is good
> but I
> > need more information .
> > for example :
> > one classify is "icmp-event " and this description is : Generic ICMP
> > event " . but I want to know more information about this for example
> > kind of ICMP event is in this classify? Or why this is one classify ? Or
> > example " non standard procol" or so no .
> > Thanks
> > On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 6:48 AM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...>
> > wrote:
> >> On 8/23/2012 01:18, mohamad hosein jafari wrote:
> >>> thanks james
> >>> yes joel but I said before that I need more information than that
> >>> description
> >> what, in those descriptions, is not clear? they are it... really... they
> >> are what all implementers and rule creators have to go by... there is
> >> has never been anything else ;)
> >> what am i missing? possibly a language barrier?
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