[Snort-users] Receiving alerts for a disabled rule

Anshuman Anil Deshmukh anshuman at ...16510...
Thu Feb 20 07:03:37 EST 2014


Hi,



Recently I found that I am getting alerts for one of the rule which is commented out. What could be the possible reason for generating such alert when the rule is disabled?



Here are my setup details below.



Snort version: Version 2.9.5 GRE (Build 103)

Barnyard version: Version 2.1.9 (Build 263) - XFF patch (version 2)

Rules are updating using pulledpork version 0.70 where all rules reside in one single file



Below are the references of the actual rule and the alert generated on SNORBY.













Thanks and Regards,

Anshuman

Information Security-Analyst



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