Fwsnort

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fwsnort

http://www.cipherdyne.org/fwsnort/
Translates snort rules into an equivalent iptables ruleset

'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





Licensing

License

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Notes

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Janet Casey

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11 July 2005




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Michael Rash Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://www.cipherdyne.org/cgi/viewcvs.cgi/fwsnort/
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/psad-discuss
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/fwsnort


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisiteIPTables_Parse

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 February 2018.



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