[Snort-users] Oinkmaster fails to download rules

Jeronimo L. Cabral jelocabral at ...11827...
Fri Mar 9 09:43:55 EST 2012


Sorry.....I had an error in the URL, this is mine:

http://www.snort.org/dl/rules/snortrules-snapshot-2921.tar.gz

I've installed snort 2.9.2.1 but the Oinkmaster error appears.

What can be the problem ???

On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...1935...> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 11:35:00AM -0300, Jeronimo L. Cabral wrote:
>> Dear, I use Oinkmaster to download rules as registered user through a
>> proxy server I'veconfigred in /etc/wgetrc. But I fail, look:
>>
>> root at ...15536...:/etc# oinkmaster -o /usr/local/snort/rules
>> Loading /etc/oinkmaster.conf
>> Downloading file from
>> http://www.snort.org/dl/rules/snortrules-snapshot-2_2.tar.gz...
>> /usr/sbin/oinkmaster: Error: could not download from
>> http://www.snort.org/dl/rules/snortrules-snapshot-2_2.tar.gz. Output
>> from wget follows:
>>
>>  --2012-03-09 11:29:21--
>> http://www.snort.org/dl/rules/snortrules-snapshot-2_2.tar.gz
>> Connecting to 10.4.133.106:4900... connected.
>> Proxy request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
>> 2012-03-09 11:29:22 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
>> Oink, oink. Exiting...
>
> We haven't distributed rules for 2.2.0 for about...  8 years?  At least?
>
>
> I suggest updating to Snort 2.9.2.2 and downloading 2.9.2.2 rules.
>
> --
> Joel Esler
> Senior Research Engineer, VRT
> OpenSource Community Manager
> Sourcefire
>




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