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Re: blocked instead of alert
From: waldo kitty <wkitty42 () windstream net>
Date: Tue, 07 May 2013 13:43:07 -0400

On 5/7/2013 12:51, beenph wrote:
On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 12:33 PM, waldo kitty<wkitty42 () windstream net>  wrote:
On 5/7/2013 04:22, Balla István wrote:
     yes, it is unified2. the last piece of (Event) is the *blocked:1.*

right... i see that... that is what u2spewfoo is outputting...


While you can  help Waldo, here i think you bring a bit of confusion
to the thread.

sorry if that is happening... it is not my intention... i only try to bring out 
the necessary details to solve the problem...

The initial question from Balla is, why event 1 is considered as
blocked while the other is not considered as blocked.

right... the log file that u2spewfoo is processing will tell us why u2spewfoo is 
saying it is a block... that's what i'm saying... we have to get to the root to 
find the cause...

[trim]
i'm asking what a blocked entry looks like in the /raw/ unified2 log file...
that is the key to figuring out and understanding why it is being shown by
u2spewfoo as a block...

Blocked is a unified2 structure field and its part of every unified2 event type,
its set by the engine, thus u2spewfoo does not makeup "block", its
only displaying it.

my thought was that something may have been misinterpreted by u2spewfoo in this 
case... it is possible that snort has a bug and wrote the output incorrectly... 
so far there's not enough info to determine that and i don't think a pcap will 
help without the full configuration as well... even then, that may not help 
solved the problem...

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