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

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Wed Oct 10 11:50:24 EDT 2012


I don't know.  Do you see somewhere where it says 2900?  


On Oct 10, 2012, at 11:42 AM, AllowOverride <allowoverride at ...11827...> wrote:

> 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 ...13610...7...> 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 ...5119...827...> 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 ...979...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 ...846....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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