[Snort-users] What does this rule mean?

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at ...589...
Fri Aug 22 10:12:01 EDT 2014

Good point.  Let me get this fixed.

From: Richard Smollett <yawningdogge at ...11827...<mailto:yawningdogge at ...14540...27...>>
Date: Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10:07 AM
To: James Lay <jlay at ...13475...<mailto:jlay at ...13475...>>
Cc: "snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net<mailto:snort-users at ...5870....net>" <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net<mailto:snort-users at ...2987...rge.net>>
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] What does this rule mean?

Cool, thanks. It seems weird to me that there isn't some readily goolge-able resource online that will provide this info.

On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 9:59 AM, James Lay <jlay at ...13475...<mailto:jlay at ...846....13475...>> wrote:
On 2014-08-22 07:29, Richard Smollett wrote:
> This is in my preprocessor.rules file.
> alert ( msg: "STREAM5_NO_3WHS"; sid: 20; gid: 129; rev: 1; metadata:
> rule-type preproc ; classtype:bad-unknown; )
>  Where do I find information on what this rule means?

This particular rule means you didn't have a three way handshake.  The
README.stream5 in the snort source tarball has more details.


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