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Re: 1:17239 False Positive
From: Joel Esler <jesler () sourcefire com>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 15:42:47 -0400

Right, that's the general rule of thumb, however, this rule was updated in today's rulepack.

Joel

On Oct 12, 2010, at 12:21 PM, Christopher A. Libby wrote:

My initial guess would be disable this rule if you aren't using the product - the non-email port FP's are the only 
ones that really concern me. - Chris

Christopher A. Libby
Network & Security Administrator
IT Department - Phone 207-760-2508


-----Original Message-----
From: James Lay [mailto:jlay () slave-tothe-box net] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 8:43 AM
To: Snort
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] 1:17239 False Positive

Count me in here too...I saw a lot of these yesterday on port 25.

On 10/12/10 6:32 AM, "Christopher A. Libby"
<clibby () mainepublicservice com> wrote:

1:17239 "IMAP Alt-N MDaemon IMAP server CREATE command buffer overflow
attempt" is giving me a false positive on SQL Server backup traffic.
Could this rule be successfully limited to known IMAP ports?

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