[Snort-users] Extracting snortrules-2931.tar.gz

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Wed Oct 10 09:44:55 EDT 2012


This has been fixe.

On Oct 9, 2012, at 9:17 PM, AllowOverride <allowoverride at ...11827...> wrote:

> thanks joel, i know i could have looked around more, but i figure
> consistency across the site should be mentioned. thanks
> 
> On Tue, 2012-10-09 at 20:56 -0400, Joel Esler wrote:
>> I'll get this fixed. 
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On Oct 9, 2012, at 8:41 PM, AllowOverride <allowoverride at ...11827...> wrote:
>> 
>>> i am referring to this page:
>>> 
>>> https://www.snort.org/account/oinkcode
>>> 
>>> its NOT right there for you, it says 2900.
>>> i see what your are talking about, but others surely wont...
>>> 
>>> the process is, you read the config, you substitute what is displayed on
>>> that link. it wont work, UNLESS you know the file name, by clicking 
>>> a diff page on snort.org. sorry, but i didn't see that page until much
>>> later, the one you referred too. so when someone updates the page, i
>>> figure, incase someone takes the same path i do, and copies the link as
>>> is, with their oinkcode attached, which logically you would do at first
>>> glance, as you are using it for pulledpork.conf. this discussion is the
>>> result. 
>>> 
>>> i figure if they update the page you found first time, with 2931, so
>>> that we can cut paste it, to use with pp.pl, then there will be no
>>> problems. thats all, nothing more, 
>>> 
>>> On Tue, 2012-10-09 at 20:17 +0000, Jeremy Hoel wrote:
>>>> And like i said in the email before you responded, you can find the
>>>> file name right from the website.. when you click download rules.
>>>> http://snort.org/snort-rules/?
>>>> 
>>>> Snort v2.9
>>>> MD5 - 09 Oct, 2012
>>>> snortrules-snapshot-2931.tar.gz
>>>> MD5 - 09 Oct, 2012
>>>> snortrules-snapshot-2912.tar.gz
>>>> MD5 - 09 Oct, 2012
>>>> snortrules-snapshot-2923.tar.gz
>>>> MD5 - 09 Oct, 2012
>>>> snortrules-snapshot-2930.tar.gz
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> It's right there.. you just have to look at the page.  Reading is fundamental.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 8:16 PM, AllowOverride <allowoverride at ...14459.....> wrote:
>>>>> we dont know the file name!!! sheshh
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Tue, 2012-10-09 at 20:02 +0000, Jeremy Hoel wrote:
>>>>>> The page shows:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> wget http://www.snort.org/sub-rules/<filename>/<oinkcode here> \
>>>>>>            -O <output-filename>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> It's pretty clear.  put the proper, correct, current filename where is
>>>>>> says filename and things work.  They shouldn't have to hold hands and
>>>>>> walk through the whole thing.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> When you try and use examples you have to expect and realize that the
>>>>>> example might be out of date and maybe try and figure out what it
>>>>>> might take to make it work.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 7:51 PM, AllowOverride <allowoverride at ...13610...7...> wrote:
>>>>>>> when i say something doesnt work, i mean, it doesnt work:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> wget
>>>>>>> http://www.snort.org/sub-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2900.tar.gz/hidden-sorry--2012-10-09 12:44:42--  http://www.snort.org/sub-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2900.tar.gz/hidden-sorry
>>>>>>> Resolving www.snort.org... 23.23.170.170
>>>>>>> Connecting to www.snort.org|23.23.170.170|:80... connected.
>>>>>>> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
>>>>>>> 2012-10-09 12:44:42 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> wget
>>>>>>> http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2900.tar.gz/sorry-hidden
>>>>>>> --2012-10-09 12:45:54--
>>>>>>> http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2900.tar.gz/sorry-hidden
>>>>>>> Resolving www.snort.org... 23.23.143.143
>>>>>>> Connecting to www.snort.org|23.23.143.143|:80... connected.
>>>>>>> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
>>>>>>> 2012-10-09 12:45:56 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> and just for good measure
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> wget
>>>>>>> http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2931.tar.gz/sorry-hidden
>>>>>>> --2012-10-09 12:47:03--
>>>>>>> http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2931.tar.gz/hidden-again
>>>>>>> Resolving www.snort.org... 23.23.170.170
>>>>>>> Connecting to www.snort.org|23.23.170.170|:80... connected.
>>>>>>> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
>>>>>>> 2012-10-09 12:47:04 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> now. the last one shouldn't work, becuz im not a register user
>>>>>>> the sub rules works if you know what you are doing...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> If you include 2931 inplace of 2900 it will work, only if you are in the
>>>>>>> system for oinkcode. BUT, that is not what is autopopulated for you on
>>>>>>> the oinkcode page. it says, 2900. it wont work.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> all i am saying fix is, change it to reflect the CURRENT version. thats
>>>>>>> all. not everyone will catch it, and ya know, end up asking the question
>>>>>>> here.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> let's let the developers put the current version as well. takes what, 2
>>>>>>> seconds and saves users HOURS of wtf.. headaches...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Tue, 2012-10-09 at 19:19 +0000, Jeremy Hoel wrote:
>>>>>>>> The link he was using worked fine for me. I tested the get and got the
>>>>>>>> rules with no no problem.. with the link he had. His problem is not
>>>>>>>> related to a bad link.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> The examples show that you need a file name
>>>>>>>> (http://snort.org/snort-rules/cli) and when you go to the page before,
>>>>>>>> the main download page (http://snort.org/snort-rules/?), it shows the
>>>>>>>> file names. They are not trying to make this overly confusing and
>>>>>>>> hard.. but it does require some effort and understanding on the
>>>>>>>> installers part. Or, you could sign in and grab them from the gui, or
>>>>>>>> use pullpork.  3 different methods to get the rules..
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> The examples are generic enough that they don't have to change
>>>>>>>> whenever the rule file changes.  Lets let the developers work on
>>>>>>>> keeping the software fixed and nor worry about the web page not having
>>>>>>>> the most specific instructions.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 7:12 PM, AllowOverride <allowoverride at ...5119...827...> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> jer,
>>>>>>>>> i tried the preferred method displayed on oinkcode page.
>>>>>>>>> it doesnt work for sub/reg unless you know to put 2931. also, other
>>>>>>>>> methods of wget'ing the url according to docs are supposed to work but
>>>>>>>>> do not, unless know the exact file name, and thats not always easy to
>>>>>>>>> find on the ftp site, or by other methods.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> just a heads up, that kept me off task for a few days trying to figure
>>>>>>>>> it out.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> suggestion... fix the examples on the oinkcode page.
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> On Tue, 2012-10-09 at 17:12 +0000, Jeremy Hoel wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> The answer is in the text file that you sent back.
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> 2012-10-04 14:07:24 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> so however you tried to get the file, it didn't work.  If you used
>>>>>>>>>> wget and an oink code then you need to check the code.
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Akinwale Fasuru <fashman2k1 at ...391...31...> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> Here is what i gath after running cat....
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> --2012-10-04 14:07:23--  http://www.snort.org/sub-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2931.tar.gz/3b6de1b425e1a20c6f85e705f3631bc958ad11db
>>>>>>>>>>> Resolving www.snort.org... 23.23.170.170
>>>>>>>>>>> Connecting to www.snort.org|23.23.170.170|:80... connected.
>>>>>>>>>>> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
>>>>>>>>>>> 2012-10-04 14:07:24 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> What do u think?
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> --- On Tue, 10/9/12, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> From: Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Extracting snortrules-2931.tar.gz
>>>>>>>>>>>> To: "Akinwale Fasuru" <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>>>>>>>>>>>> Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 11:53 AM
>>>>>>>>>>>> to check the size of a file, go to
>>>>>>>>>>>> the directory where the file is and
>>>>>>>>>>>> run 'ls -al'.
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> But since 'file' said it's text and not a tar.gz or zip
>>>>>>>>>>>> file, then
>>>>>>>>>>>> that's the problem.  Your download is not correct.
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> go ahead and run 'cat snortrules-2931.tar.gz'
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Akinwale Fasuru <fashman2k1 at ...846....131...>
>>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I replied the email you sent earlier saying that i
>>>>>>>>>>>> didnt know how to check for te size of the file. But i did
>>>>>>>>>>>> rule the command u asked me here is the response
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> snortrules-2931.tar.gz: ASCII text
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> --- On Tue, 10/9/12, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
>>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> From: Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Extracting
>>>>>>>>>>>> snortrules-2931.tar.gz
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> To: "Akinwale Fasuru" <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 11:46 AM
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You never got back to me about the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> size of the file and if the file
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> was complete.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the error makes it sound like it's not a tar.gz
>>>>>>>>>>>> file.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> you need to very you got the whole file and that
>>>>>>>>>>>> it's not
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> just a text error.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> run 'file snortrules-2931.tar.gz' and see what it
>>>>>>>>>>>> says.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Akinwale Fasuru
>>>>>>>>>>>> <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am still having problems extracting
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> snortrules-2931.tar.gz
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> tar -xzvf snortrules-2931.tar.gz
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I get this erro message
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> zip: stdin: not in gzip format
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> tar: Child returned status 1
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting
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