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Re: URL to download VRT rules
From: "Weir, Jason" <jason.weir () nhrs org>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 11:42:10 -0400

Yup - me too.
 
Looks like they have not updated that page for a while..
 
Either way I don't believe a pre 2.8.6.1 rule set is available for
download
 
Again - I think a Snort upgrade to 2.8.6.1 or 2.9 is in order..
 
I'm sure someone from the VRT will be along shortly to explain it better
than I can..
 
-J

        -----Original Message-----
        From: Alejandro Cabrera Obed [mailto:aco1967 () gmail com] 
        Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:30 AM
        To: Weir, Jason; snort-users () lists sourceforge net
        Subject: Re: [Snort-users] URL to download VRT rules
        
        
        But this is in my oinkcode section fro Snort site: 
        
        
        Downloading with your Oinkcode
        Important Note

        We are changing the way we publish rules. In June 2010 we
stopped offering rules in the "snortrules-snapshot-CURRENT" format.
Instead, rules are released for specific versions of Snort. You will be
responsible for downloading the correct rules release for your version
of Snort. The new versioning mechanism will require a four digit version
in the file name. For the Subscriber and Registered releases of Snort
2.8.6.0 and Snort 2.8.5.3, the download links would look as follows:

        Subscriber Release

        *       
        
http://www.snort.org/sub-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2860.tar.gz/<oinkcode

        *       
        
http://www.snort.org/sub-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2853.tar.gz/<oinkcode



        

        Registered User Release

        *       
        
http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2860.tar.gz/<oinkcode

        *       
        
http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2853.tar.gz/<
<http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2853.tar.gz/a9e009e9
8b55441d6aeb6983048178df82d721b9> oinkcode>



        What can I do now ????

        2010/10/28 Weir, Jason <jason.weir () nhrs org>
        

                I think VRT only supports snort 2.8.6.1 and 2.9 - you
will probably have to upgrade...
                 
                -J

                        -----Original Message-----
                        From: Alejandro Cabrera Obed
[mailto:aco1967 () gmail com] 
                        Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:10 AM
                        To: snort-users () lists sourceforge net
                        Subject: [Snort-users] URL to download VRT rules
                        
                        
                        Dear all, I've registered in snort.org to
download the VRT rules....I have Snort 2.8.5.3. 

                        I use oinkmaster to download the rules, but what
is the new URL I have to use:

                        

                        *       
                                
                                
                                This:
        
http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2853.tar.gz/<
<http://www.snort.org/reg-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2853.tar.gz/a9e009e9
8b55441d6aeb6983048178df82d721b9> oinkcode>

                        
                        
                        
                        
                        or this:
        
http://www.snort.org/pub-bin/oinkmaster.cgi/<oinkcode>/snortrules-snapsh
ot-2853.tar.gz
                            
                        
                        
                        Thanks a lot.

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