[Snort-users] snort 2.9.4.6 not logging

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Thu Jul 18 13:55:36 EDT 2013


On 7/18/2013 13:38, Maged Shenouda wrote:
> Snort logging still not working evev after rmoving the -A -b parameters
>
> Any other clue?

looking at the reply below... what is your HOME_NET set to?? have you fixed it 
to accurately cover your actual protected network(s)??

> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> From: jesler at ...1935...
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] snort 2.9.4.6 not logging
> Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:55:25 -0400
> To: maged67 at ...125...
>
> No, it looks like you have something messed up in your HOME_NET
>
>
> On Jul 18, 2013, at 11:48 AM, Maged Shenouda <maged67 at ...125...
> <mailto:maged67 at ...125...>> wrote:
>
>     Also when snort started, it checked the black list rules and here is part of
>     system log
>
>     Jul 18 11:17:29 mm-proxy snort[10868]:     Processing whitelist file /etc/snort/rules/white_list.rules
>     Jul 18 11:17:29 mm-proxy snort[10868]:     Reputation entries loaded: 0, invalid: 0, re-defined: 0  (from file /etc/snort/rules/white_list.rules)
>     Jul 18 11:17:29 mm-proxy snort[10868]:     Processing blacklist file /etc/snort/rules/black_list.rules
>     Jul 18 11:17:29 mm-proxy snort[10868]:       (22) =>  Invalid IP Address: alert udp $HOME_NET any ->  any 53 (msg:"BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domaindatajunction.org  <http://datajunction.org/>  - Gauss "; flow:to_server; byte_test:1,!&,0xF8,2; content:"|0C|datajunction|03|org|00|"; fast_pattern:only; metadata:impact_flag red, policy balanced-ips drop, policy security-ips drop, service dns; reference:url,gauss.crysys.hu/  <http://gauss.crysys.hu/>; reference:url,www.securelist.com/en/blog/208193767/Gauss_Nation_state_cyber_surveillance_meets_banking_Trojan  <http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/208193767/Gauss_Nation_state_cyber_surveillance_meets_banking_Trojan>; classtype:trojan-activity; sid:23802; rev:2;)
>     Jul 18 11:17:29 mm-proxy snort[10868]:       (23) =>  Invalid IP Address: alert udp $HOME_NET any ->  any 53 (msg:"BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domainguest-access.net  <http://guest-access.net/>  - Gauss "; flow:to_server; byte_test:1,!&,0xF8,2; content:"|0C|guest-access|03|net|00|"; fast_pattern:only; metadata:impact_flag red, policy balanced-ips drop, policy security-ips drop, service dns; reference:url,gauss.crysys.hu/  <http://gauss.crysys.hu/>; reference:url,www.securelist.com/en/blog/208193767/Gauss_Nation_state_cyber_surveillance_meets_banking_Trojan  <http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/208193767/Gauss_Nation_state_cyber_surveillance_meets_banking_Trojan>; classtype:trojan-activity; sid:23799; rev:2;)
>
>     is there something wrong with the black list rules ??
>
>     --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>     Subject: Re: [Snort-users] snort 2.9.4.6 not logging
>     From: jesler at ...1935... <mailto:jesler at ...1935...>
>     Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:02:40 -0400
>     CC: lists.sourceforge.net <http://lists.sourceforge.net>
>     snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net <mailto:snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
>     To: maged67 at ...125... <mailto:maged67 at ...125...>
>
>     Remove your “-A full -b” from your command line. Those are overriding your
>     unified2 output line in your snort.conf.
>
>
>     On Jul 17, 2013, at 11:19 AM, Maged Shenouda <maged67 at ...125...
>     <mailto:maged67 at ...125...>> wrote:
>
>         I properly configured the snort.conf and installed all the source files
>         for snort, barnyard2, daq...
>         The problem is when I run the snort from the console, I can see that it
>         is working fine but when I run the snort to read the snort.conf it
>         doesn't save the log file at all
>
>         /usr/local/bin/snort -A full -b -d -D -i eth0 -u snort -g snort -c
>         /etc/snort/snort.conf -l /var/log/snort
>
>         and off course since there is no log files, barnyard2 read an empty file
>         and does not transfer it so mysql
>
>         I am using SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1 64bit. Realy need your help with
>         this one
>
>         Thanks



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