[Snort-users] Snort vulnerability scan detection

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at ...589...
Mon Apr 14 11:47:31 EDT 2014


Those are scanners.  They don't actually throw any exploits it any vulnerabilities, they just test for things like version numbers.

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Joel Esler
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> On Apr 14, 2014, at 11:38, "Rameez Qureshi" <rameez_q at ...16117...> wrote:
> 
> Hello
> 
> I haven't tested it as per se, due to having problems with snorts installation and not getting it working 
> I have now given up as it was part of my undergraduate final project and I am just adding in expected results 
> 
> I haven't found anything online, but I would have scanned using nexpose on a machine with snort attached and haven't found anything to display or alert what a likely output would be
> 
> Thanks
> Rameez 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On 14 Apr 2014, at 04:17 PM, "Nicholas Mavis (nmavis)" <nmavis at ...589...> wrote:
>> 
>> Rameez,
>> 
>> You likely should have alerted, it depends on what Nessus/Nexpose was
>> testing and your rule set. We would need more information if you are
>> curious why you did not alert, i.e., a CVE or pcap.
>> 
>> Nick
>> 
>>> On 4/14/14, 11:04 AM, "Rameez Qureshi" <rameez_q at ...16117...> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hello
>>> 
>>> Can anyone tell me if snort has the ability to pick up a Nexpose or
>>> Nessus vulnerability scan
>>> 
>>> Thanks
>>> Rameez 
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
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