[Bro] couple of questions

jbabbin at comcast.net jbabbin at comcast.net
Tue Mar 21 06:57:02 PST 2006

I have a couple of questions that I can't seem to figure out. 

1) Brian - Thanks for the SSL patch 
   Once enabled I don't see any way of filtering out hosts from the non-ssl traffic alarm. For example, I have several custom applications that use that port for their traffic...don't ask...so I need to be able to filter them out of the alarms like below. 

"1141848057.399932 WeirdActivity ** 192.x.x.x/48612 > 206.x.x.x/https: SSL: Skipping connection (not an SSL connection?!)!" 

The problem seems to be that the detection of non-ssl traffic is done in the source SSLProxy engine and I don't really want to be recompiling every time I need to add another host. Ideas? 

2) Is is possible in a policy file to perform a size comparison on a string? 
For example, if you wanted to see if a filename was longer than a certain length. How would you sizeof a string value? 

Thanks in advance, 
Jake Babbin 

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