[Snort-users] Error on pulledpork

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Sat Sep 28 18:16:55 EDT 2013


If they haven't been updated then the date won't change. We only write a shared object rule when plaintext rules won't work. 

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> On Sep 26, 2013, at 3:11 AM, Anshuman Anil Deshmukh <anshuman at ...16510...> wrote:
> 
> Thank you James. It worked. But I have a question based on the output that I get for pulledpork (see output below).
>  
> Question : There is no output generated for creation of stub files, so does it mean that the current stub files doesn’t require any changes? The timestamp when the stub files were created was 30 Aug 2013. No changes thereafter? How often are so_rules updated?
>  
> Thanks.
>  
> ##### Start
>  
>     http://code.google.com/p/pulledpork/
>       _____ ____
>      `----,\    )
>       `--==\\  /    PulledPork v0.7.0 - Swine Flu!
>        `--==\\/
>      .-~~~~-.Y|\\_  Copyright (C) 2009-2013 JJ Cummings
>   @_/        /  66\_  cummingsj at ...11827...
>     |    \   \   _(")
>      \   /-| ||'--'  Rules give me wings!
>       \_\  \_\\
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>  
> Checking latest MD5 for snortrules-snapshot-2950.tar.gz....
>         No Match
>         Done
> Rules tarball download of snortrules-snapshot-2950.tar.gz....
>         They Match
>         Done!
> Prepping rules from snortrules-snapshot-2950.tar.gz for work....
>         Done!
> Reading rules...
> Generating Stub Rules....
>         An error occurred: WARNING: ip4 normalizations disabled because not inline.
>  
>         An error occurred: WARNING: tcp normalizations disabled because not inline.
>  
>         An error occurred: WARNING: icmp4 normalizations disabled because not inline.
>  
>         An error occurred: WARNING: ip6 normalizations disabled because not inline.
>  
>         An error occurred: WARNING: icmp6 normalizations disabled because not inline.
>  
>         Done
> Reading rules...
> Setting Flowbit State....
>         Enabled 37 flowbits
>         Done
> Writing /etc/snort/rules/snort.rules....
>         Done
> Generating sid-msg.map....
>         Done
> Writing v1 /etc/snort/sid-msg.map....
>         Done
> Writing /var/log/sid_changes.log....
>         Done
> Rule Stats...
>         New:-------18762
>         Deleted:---0
>         Enabled Rules:----4924
>         Dropped Rules:----0
>         Disabled Rules:---13837
>         Total Rules:------18761
> No IP Blacklist Changes
>  
> Done
> Please review /var/log/sid_changes.log for additional details
> Fly Piggy Fly!
>  
> ##### End
>  
> Regards,
> Anshuman
>  
> From: James Lay [mailto:digitalx00 at ...11827...] 
> Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 6:13 PM
> To: Snort
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Error on pulledpork
>  
>  
> On Sep 25, 2013, at 6:17 AM, Anshuman Anil Deshmukh <anshuman at ...16510...> wrote:
> 
> 
>  
> Writing /etc/snort/rules....
> Unable to write /etc/snort/rules - Is a directory
> at pulledpork.pl line 1134
>         main::rule_write('HASH(0x300c4b8)', '/etc/snort/rules', undef) called at pulledpork.pl line 2011
>  
> -----------
>  
> Also attached is my pulledpork.pl, pulledpork.conf and permissions for sid-msg.map, snort folder and rules file.
>  
>  
> Regards,
> Anshuman
>  
>  
> From your conf file:
>  
> # What path you want the .rules file containing all of the processed 
> # rules? (this value has changed as of 0.4.0, previously we copied 
> # all of the rules, now we are creating a single large rules file
> # but still keeping a separate file for your so_rules!
> rule_path=/etc/snort/rules
> ##rule_path=/usr/local/etc/snort/rules/snort.rules
>  
> You specified a directory, and the app requires a filename…try /etc/snort/rules/snort.rules
>  
> James
>  
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