[Snort-users] Snort & Pulled Pork questions

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Thu May 17 11:36:09 EDT 2012


What we are going to start doing is releasing a version of the Shared Object rules for the new version so people can upgrade right away.  The text rules will always work.

J

On May 17, 2012, at 9:20 AM, "Weir, Jason" <jason.weir at ...14916...> wrote:

> Working on updating to the latest version of snort (2.9.2.3) and using pulledpork (0.6.1).
>  
> For those of us that are not paying subscribers of the VRT rule set updating to the latest issue within the first 30 days causes issues..
>  
> I updated from 2.9.2.2 to 2.9.2.3 yesterday, when pulled pork runs it detects the snort version and attempts to download the correct rule set, well for me there is no rule set and won’t be for 30 days..
>  
> Now I can manually set the snort version to 2.9.2.2 in pulledpork.conf as long as 2.9.2.2 rules are compatible with 2.9.2.3 (which Joel indicated they are.  This time..).
>  
> What happens when a change is made that make the older rules not compatible?
>  
> Are my choices to (1) not upgrade to the latest snort version for 30 days, until “free” rules are available, or (2) purchase a rule subscription?
>  
> Thanks,
> Jason
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