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fwsnort

http://www.cipherdyne.org/fwsnort/
'fwsnort' translates snort rules into an equivalent iptables ruleset. By using the iptables string match module, fwsnort detects application layer signatures which exist in many snort rules. It adds a --hex-string option to iptables, which lets users directly input snort rules that contain hex characters into iptables rulesets without modification. 'fwsnort' also uses the IPTables::Parse Perl module to (optionally) restrict the snort rule translation to only those rules that specify traffic that could potentially be allowed through an existing iptables policy.

Documentation

User manpage available in HTML format from http://www.cipherdyne.org/projects/fwknop/docs.html


Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 0.8.0 (beta)
released on 11 July 2005

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey11 July 2005



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email mbr@cipherdyne.com" Michael Rash Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://www.cipherdyne.org/cgi/viewcvs.cgi/fwsnort/
Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/psad-discuss


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite IPTables_Parse

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.



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