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-rw-r--r--network/snort/README1
-rw-r--r--network/snort/README.SLACKWARE140
-rw-r--r--network/snort/rc.snort22
-rw-r--r--network/snort/snort.SlackBuild9
-rw-r--r--network/snort/snort.info10
5 files changed, 74 insertions, 108 deletions
diff --git a/network/snort/README b/network/snort/README
index 2ca505fec0..2b30f035ae 100644
--- a/network/snort/README
+++ b/network/snort/README
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ It is capable of performing real-time traffic analysis, alerting, blocking
and packet logging on IP networks. It utilizes a combination of protocol
analysis and pattern matching in order to detect a anomalies, misuse and
attacks.
+
Snort uses a flexible rules language to describe activity that can be
considered malicious or anomalous as well as an analysis engine that
incorporates a modular plugin architecture. Snort is capable of detecting
diff --git a/network/snort/README.SLACKWARE b/network/snort/README.SLACKWARE
index 88ac0595ce..4190e5c614 100644
--- a/network/snort/README.SLACKWARE
+++ b/network/snort/README.SLACKWARE
@@ -4,28 +4,12 @@ README.SLACKWARE
Documentation
-------------
-Please read the snort_manual.pdf file that should be included with this
-distribution for full documentation on the program as well as a guide to
-getting started.
-
This package builds a very basic snort implementation useful for monitoring
-traffic as an IDS or packet logger and as a sort of improved tcpdump.
-For more information, check out snort's homepage at:
-
- http://www.snort.org/
- http://www.snort.org/docs/
-
-
-Source tarball and newer releases
----------------------------------
-
-snort.org has no direct links to the source tarball, that's why it is also
-hosted on http://www.nielshorn.net/
-This is needed for sbopkg to work.
-
-If you want a newer version than the one available there, check:
-
- https://www.snort.org/snort-downloads
+traffic as an IDS or packet logger and as a sort of improved tcpdump. More
+information can be found at the following URLs:
+ https://www.snort.org/ (homepage)
+ https://www.snort.org/#documents (documentation links)
+ http://manual.snort.org/ (user manual)
Starting snort
@@ -47,116 +31,94 @@ As an example, you can put this in your /etc/rc.d/rc.local script:
And this in your /etc/rc.d/rc.local_shutdown:
if [ -x /etc/rc.d/rc.snort ]; then
- /etc/rc.d/rc.snort stop
+ IFACE=xxxx /etc/rc.d/rc.snort stop
fi
-Installing / Updating Rules etc.
---------------------------------
-
-In order for Snort to function properly, you need to provide rule files.
-You can either get a paid subscription (newest rules) at:
+Installing and Updating Rules
+-----------------------------
- https://www.snort.org/vrt/buy-a-subscription
+In order for Snort to function properly, you need to download rules, and
+you need to update the rules regularly.
-or register for free (only rules >30 days old) at:
-
- https://www.snort.org/signup
-
-Then download your rules from:
+You can get a paid subscription for the latest rules at
+ https://www.snort.org/products
+or you can register for free to download rules >30 days old at
+ https://www.snort.org/users/sign_up
+then download your rules from
https://www.snort.org/snort-rules
-The downloaded file contains the rules, signatures and updated configuration
-files. Be careful when updating these, as you will probably have customized
-a few settings in your snort.conf
-At the end of this file is a sample script that you can use as a base to
-automate unpacking of the tarball. It updates the rules, signatures and some
-configurations, but copies the new snort.conf as snort.conf.new, so that you
-can examine it later.
-This script is included only as an example and without any guarantee.
-** Use at your own risk! **
-
-Basically, you need to
+The downloaded .tar.gz file contains rules and updated configuration files.
+Be careful merging them, as you will probably have customized a few settings
+in your snort.conf. You need to
+
1) put the new rules/* into /etc/snort/rules/
2) put the new preproc_rules/* into /etc/snort/preproc_rules/
-3) put the new doc/signatures/* into /usr/doc/snort-*/signatures/
-4) put the new etc/* into /etc/snort/ (except for snort.conf)
-
-After updating your files, restart snort with:
+3) put the new etc/* into /etc/snort/ (except for snort.conf)
+4) review any changes to snort.conf and merge them into /etc/snort.conf
+5) restart snort:
+ # IFACE=xxxx /etc/rc.d/rc.snort restart
- # /etc/rc.d/rc.snort restart
+Below is a sample script that you can use to do steps 1-3 automatically.
+The script installs the new configuration as snort.conf.new, so that you can
+review it.
-=============================================================================
-Sample script to update rules, signatures and configurations
-*** USE AT YOUR OWN RISK *** NO GUARANTEES ***
-=============================================================================
#!/bin/bash
+#=============================================================================
+# Sample script to update snort rules, signatures and configurations
+# *** USE AT YOUR OWN RISK *** NO GUARANTEES ***
+#=============================================================================
+# Written by Niels Horn
+# Maintained by David Spencer <baildon.research@googlemail.com>
+# v2 2015-02-22 dbs
-# snortrules_update
-#
-# Written by Niels Horn <niels.horn@gmail.com>
-# Nothing guaranteed, use at your own risk!
-#
-# v1.00-2010/09/18 - first attempt
-#
-
-CWD=$(pwd)
CONFDIR=/etc/snort
# Exit on most errors
set -e
-if [ "x$1" = "x" ]; then
- echo "Specify snortrules-snapshot file:"
- echo
- echo " $0 <snortrules-snapshot>"
- echo
+if [ -z "$1" ]; then
+ echo "Please specify snortrules-snapshot file:"
+ echo " $0 snortrules-snapshot-nnnn.tar.gz"
exit 1
fi
# Configuration files
echo "*** Updating configuration files..."
-for cf in $( tar tf $1 | grep "etc/" ); do
+for cf in $( tar tf "$1" | grep "etc/" ); do
if [ ! "$cf" = "etc/" ]; then
- file=$(basename $cf)
- tar -xf $1 $cf -O > $CONFDIR/$file.new
+ file=$(basename "$cf")
+ tar -o -xf "$1" "$cf" -O > "$CONFDIR/$file.new"
# check if it is "snort.conf"
- if [ ! "$file" = "snort.conf" ]; then
+ if [ "$file" = "snort.conf" ]; then
+ LIBDIRSUFFIX=""
+ [ "$(uname -m)" = 'x86_64' ] && LIBDIRSUFFIX="64"
+ sed -i -e "s#/usr/local/lib/#/usr/lib$LIBDIRSUFFIX/#g" "$CONFDIR/snort.conf.new"
+ else
# OK, it is something else, we can handle this
- if [ -r $CONFDIR/$file ]; then
+ if [ -r "$CONFDIR/$file" ]; then
# we have a previous version
- if [ "$(cat $CONFDIR/$file | md5sum)" = "$(cat $CONFDIR/$file.new | md5sum)" ]; then
+ if [ "$(md5sum <"$CONFDIR/$file")" = "$(md5sum <"$CONFDIR/$file.new")" ]; then
# nothing new, dump previous version
- rm $CONFDIR/$file
+ rm "$CONFDIR/$file"
else
# keep previous version
- mv -f $CONFDIR/$file $CONFDIR/$file.old
+ mv -f "$CONFDIR/$file" "$CONFDIR/$file.old"
fi
fi
# move new file over
- mv -f $CONFDIR/$file.new $CONFDIR/$file
+ mv -f "$CONFDIR/$file.new" "$CONFDIR/$file"
fi
fi
done
# rules
echo "*** Updating rules..."
-cd /etc/snort/rules
- tar --strip-components=1 --wildcards -xf $CWD/$1 rules/*
-cd - > /dev/null
+tar -o --strip-components=1 --directory=/etc/snort/rules --wildcards -xf "$1" 'rules/*'
# preproc-rules
echo "*** Updating preproc_rules..."
-cd /etc/snort/preproc_rules
- tar --strip-components=1 --wildcards -xf $CWD/$1 preproc_rules/*
-cd - > /dev/null
-
-# signatures
-echo "*** Updating signatures..."
-cd /usr/doc/snort-*/signatures
- tar --strip-components=2 --wildcards -xf $CWD/$1 doc/signatures/*
-cd - > /dev/null
+tar -o --strip-components=1 --directory=/etc/snort/preproc_rules --wildcards -xf "$1" 'preproc_rules/*'
echo "All done."
-
diff --git a/network/snort/rc.snort b/network/snort/rc.snort
index 9aaf410fcf..228e8da4e3 100644
--- a/network/snort/rc.snort
+++ b/network/snort/rc.snort
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
#!/bin/sh
# Start/stop/restart snort
-# This tell snort which interface to listen on (any for every interface)
+# This tell snort which interface to listen on ("any" == every interface)
IFACE=${IFACE:-any}
# Make sure this matches your IFACE
@@ -23,18 +23,22 @@ snort_start() {
# Stop snort:
snort_stop() {
- echo -n "Stopping Snort daemon ($IFACE)..."
- kill $(cat $PIDFILE)
- echo
- sleep 1
- rm -f $PIDFILE
+ if [ -f "$PIDFILE" ]; then
+ echo -n "Stopping Snort daemon (interface $IFACE)..."
+ kill $(cat $PIDFILE)
+ echo
+ sleep 1
+ rm -f $PIDFILE
+ else
+ echo "Pidfile $PIDFILE not found!"
+ echo "Either Snort is not running or you should specify IFACE=xxxx"
+ exit 1
+ fi
}
# Restart snort:
snort_restart() {
- snort_stop
- sleep 1
- snort_start
+ snort_stop && sleep 1 && snort_start
}
case "$1" in
diff --git a/network/snort/snort.SlackBuild b/network/snort/snort.SlackBuild
index 9adda2b010..6194ecb516 100644
--- a/network/snort/snort.SlackBuild
+++ b/network/snort/snort.SlackBuild
@@ -21,13 +21,12 @@
# WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR
# OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF
# ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
-
+#
# Modified by the SlackBuilds.org project
-
-# revision date: 2012/09/15
+# Maintained by David Spencer <baildon.research@googlemail.com>
PRGNAM=snort
-VERSION=${VERSION:-2.9.5.6}
+VERSION=${VERSION:-2.9.7.0}
BUILD=${BUILD:-1}
TAG=${TAG:-_SBo}
@@ -81,7 +80,7 @@ find -L . \
\( -perm 777 -o -perm 775 -o -perm 750 -o -perm 711 -o -perm 555 \
-o -perm 511 \) -exec chmod 755 {} \; -o \
\( -perm 666 -o -perm 664 -o -perm 640 -o -perm 600 -o -perm 444 \
- -o -perm 440 -o -perm 400 \) -exec chmod 644 {} \;
+ -o -perm 440 -o -perm 400 \) -exec chmod 644 {} \;
CFLAGS="$SLKCFLAGS" \
CXXFLAGS="$SLKCFLAGS" \
diff --git a/network/snort/snort.info b/network/snort/snort.info
index 6c12f12934..770d11009e 100644
--- a/network/snort/snort.info
+++ b/network/snort/snort.info
@@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
PRGNAM="snort"
-VERSION="2.9.5.6"
+VERSION="2.9.7.0"
HOMEPAGE="http://www.snort.org/"
-DOWNLOAD="http://sourceforge.net/projects/slackbuildsdirectlinks/files/snort/snort-2.9.5.6.tar.gz"
-MD5SUM="e993c97c1710d68a7b67813fe98c09a4"
+DOWNLOAD="https://www.snort.org/downloads/snort/snort-2.9.7.0.tar.gz"
+MD5SUM="c2a45bc56441ee9456478f219dd8d1e2"
DOWNLOAD_x86_64=""
MD5SUM_x86_64=""
REQUIRES="daq"
-MAINTAINER="Niels Horn"
-EMAIL="niels.horn@gmail.com"
+MAINTAINER="David Spencer"
+EMAIL="baildon.research@googlemail.com"