[Oisf-users] signature keywords fileext and filemagic

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 19:14:25 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 6:05 PM, Miso Mijatovic <mmijatovic at sorint.it> wrote:
> Hi to all,
> i wrote this sig:
> alert http any any -> any any (msg:"MASKED FILE exe"; fileext:!"exe";
> filemagic:"executable"; classtype:suspicious-filename-detect; sid:1200400;
> rev:1;)

Does fileext:!"exe"; - just by itself in a rule - work as expected in
this set up?
Which Suri version are you using?

> but it doesn't work, more precisely it matches even on files with .exe
> extensions. I suspect the cause is that the file passes through some kind of
> stream and Suricata doesn't recognize it as a .exe until it has completely
> passed. Any help is appreciated, Thanks.
> Miso Mijatovic
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