[Full-Disclosure] [RE: Test scripts for NIDS]
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 08:16:09 +0200 (CEST)
For to test with stick and snot you just throw alerts at the IDS, after
that, you should check the logs of the IDS to see what has been recorded
You also can throw (with stick and snot) and try to exploit the IDS from
another machine in the same time.
Have also a look at
GreetZ from IndianZ
> I've gotten alot of suggestions to test the
> signatures, i've got some to test the load but they
> were $$$, anything out there for free ?
> With a software and not an appliance how does one test
> the load to know when the IDS can no longer verify
> packets and they are being dropped ? Is this included
> in the software ?
> Thanks again everyone :)
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Bénoni MARTIN
>> > Sent: August 31, 2004 09:05
>> > To: John Madden; email@example.com
>> > Subject: RE: Test scripts for NIDS
>> > I know there is a tool that generates Snort's
>> alerts, but I
>> > just cannot remeber it's name :(
>> The tool you're talking about is called "SNOT". You
>> can find it
>> here: http://www.stolenshoes.net/sniph/index.html
>> From the file 'snot-0.92a-README.txt' post at that
>> "Snot is an arbitrary packet generator, that uses
>> snort rules
>> files as its source of packet information. It
>> attempts at all
>> times to randomise information that is not contained
>> in the
>> rule, to hamper the generation of 'snot detection'
>> snort rules.
>> It can be used as an IDS evasion tool, by using
>> specific decoy
>> hosts, or just something to keep your friendly IDS
>> staff busy.
>> It has been tested to run on *BSD, Linux, Win2k,
>> NT4.0 and Win98."
>> I hope this helps,
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