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

AllowOverride allowoverride at ...11827...
Wed Oct 10 11:42:14 EDT 2012


if it was fixed, then why did i complain more?

On Wed, 2012-10-10 at 09:44 -0400, Joel Esler wrote:
> 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 ...11827...> 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 ...11827...> 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 ...11827...> 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 ...131...> 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 ...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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