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Re: Snort 220.127.116.11 Now Available
From: Russ Combs <rcombs () sourcefire com>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 15:11:11 -0500
On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 1:55 PM, L0rd Ch0de1m0rt <l0rdch0de1m0rt () gmail com>wrote:
Hello. I guess my questions now are:
1) is HTTP reassembly an officially recognised bug by SourceFire (I
have gotten confirmation from multiple people on and off list that say
they have similar issues)?
As of now, "HTTP reassembly" is not an official bug. I took the request
from the blog link, created what appeared to be an equivalent session (as
far as the request goes) and don't have any problem with reassembly.
2) When is it going to be fixed? As previously mentioned, I consider
this non-trivial since it leads to easy IDS/IPS evasion.
That is not to say that you don't have a legitimate issue. But a pcap
would certainly help validate the problem here and expedite the fix.
On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 11:36 AM, Steven Sturges
<steve.sturges () sourcefire com> wrote:
The issue I was referring to doesn't sound like Eoin's.
It was something that was an issue in 2.9.0 with the addition
of some of the stateful tracking in HTTP response tracking
(partly in relating to gzip decoding and dechunking of responses)
when dealing with stream reassembled vs original data packets.
That was what I was indicating was addressed in 18.104.22.168.
I apologize for the confusion here... Didn't realize that you
were specifically referring to the other post.
On 11/8/2010 12:11 PM, L0rd Ch0de1m0rt wrote:
Hello. Unfortunately I cannot provide pcap but I hoped to provide
enough info so that it could be reproduced.
Eoin: I saw your email and read your blog post when it came out ... I
was just hoping that snort version 22.214.171.124 fixed the issues with the
HTTP pre-processor and reassembly since Steve Sturges indicated it did
but maybe he is referring to other fixes???
On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Russ Combs <rcombs () sourcefire com>
Can you send us a pcap?
On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 11:45 AM, L0rd Ch0de1m0rt <
l0rdch0de1m0rt () gmail com>
I am still experiencing HTTP stream reassembly issues when trying to
match across multiple fragmented packets with snort 126.96.36.199.
Specifically, this happens on a HTTP POST where the headers are in a
different packet than the POST data. Consider the following rule you
can use along with scapy to reproduce if you want:
alert tcp any any -> $HOME_NET $HTTP_PORTS (msg:"Incoming German POST
to Batman"; flow:established,to_server; content:"POST"; http_method;
uricontent:"/batcave/"; uricontent:"unicorns4sourcefire"; content:"|0d
0a|Accept-Language: de"; nocase; http_header; content:!"|0d 0a 0d
0a|not4batman=true&"; content:!"\; batsecret=sesstoken4robin";
http_cookie; classtype:trojan-activity; sid:8008135; rev:17;)
It alerts (b/c all the URI and HTTP header stuffs match in the initial
packet) but it shouldn't alert b/c the HTTP POST data starts with
'not4batman=true&' (but the POST data is in a subsequent packet than
the one containing the headers).
Anyone else still having issues or have done more in-depth testing
with 188.8.131.52 and the HTTP pre-processor?
On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 5:34 PM, Steven Sturges
<steve.sturges () sourcefire com> wrote:
There was an issue in that HTTP inspect wasn't correctly handling
raw vs. stream reassembled packets when looking at HTTP response
data. This fix is included in 2901 -- refer to ChangeLog (changes
As to the support of 2.8.6, with the release of 2.9.0, 2.8.6.x
is no longer supported. When there is a new "3 digit" release no
further patches are made to the previous version of Snort.
On 11/1/2010 1:05 PM, L0rd Ch0de1m0rt wrote:
Hello. Does this release fix the issue where the HTTP pre-processor
wasn't properly examining reassembled data across fragmented
(I don't know the exact cause of the bug - maybe it was the other
around and Stream5 wasn't properly doing the reassebly.) It was
announced that there would be a patch for that issue, just want to
if this is it. If so, when can we expect the 184.108.40.206 patch be
released? 220.127.116.11 is still supported, right?
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