[Oisf-devel] SNORT alert on Suricata with Napatech

Victor Julien lists at inliniac.net
Wed Oct 9 08:15:54 UTC 2019

On 08-10-19 08:33, Dezs wrote:
> I need some help with the problem below.
> The SNORT rule does not generate alarms in all cases.
> The Napatech card uses all the 20 streams according to the Suricata.yaml
> configuration file (attached).
> It alerts only in case of HTTP 80 and only 5 times of 100 dowloaded
> eicar test file..
> Suricata 3.2.1; Debian.
> The RULE:
> alert tcp any any -> any any (msg:"POLICY-OTHER eicar test string
> download attempt"; flow:to_client,established; file_data;
> fast_pattern:only; metadata:policy balanced-ips drop, policy
> max-detect-ips drop, policy security-ips drop;
> reference:url,www.eicar.org/86-0-Intended-use.html
> <http://www.eicar.org/86-0-Intended-use.html>; classtype:misc-activity;
> sid:37732; rev:3;)
> Any ideas are appreciated.

I think the first thing to try is update Suricata to a supported
version. This means upgrading to 4.1.x. Ideally you'd update to 4.1.5,
but a reasonable first step could be to try the version in stretch
backports (4.1.2).

Victor Julien
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