[Snort-users] Stream5

Nicholas Horton fivetenets at ...14399...
Sat Aug 25 16:32:15 EDT 2012

Thanks.  I lot of the alerts were port 445.   I decided to suppress that alert so i can look at some other alerts. I plan on coming back to it if i can get the alerts to settle down.  I'm having issues with a couple stream5 rules.

Thanks again,

On Aug 23, 2012, at 9:28 PM, ARAI Shun-ichi <hermes at ...15562...> wrote:

> In <7ED45A0B-7F8F-41C3-AE55-5CF703460DB7 at ...14399...>;
>   Nicholas Horton <fivetenets at ...14399...> wrote
>   as Subject "Re: [Snort-users] Stream5":
>> I tried removing detect_anomalies and setting the small_segments value to 0 and it still pops up repeatedly.
>> Any more ideas why the small segment stream5 pp is getting triggered?
> How is to add port number into "ports" port list?
> (If you gets alerts for specific port(s).)
> Or if you are assured that the alerts means no security risk, you can
> suppress alert message.
> For example, write local rules like:
> suppress gen_id 129, sig_id 12, track by_dst, ip XX.XX.XX.XX
> suppress gen_id 129, sig_id 12, track by_src, ip XX.XX.XX.XX
> BTW, I am using Snort for Linux and Widows PC (XP SP3).
> On Win XP (with wireless network), device sometimes hangs up after
> small segment alert. I am not sure that small segments causes it or
> not.
> Device revives after reconnecting to access point.
> Is there any solution?
> (Snort: 2.9.3, WinPcap: 4.1.2)
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