[Bro] Extracting content types of the HTTP responses

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Mon Oct 22 06:39:17 PDT 2012

On Oct 21, 2012, at 9:37 PM, Po-Ching Lin <pachinko.tw at gmail.com> wrote:

>  In the file, the
> content type of the second response is "application/x-javascript," but
> Bro (ver. 2.1) simply records "text/plain" for the response in the http.log.
> Please suggest how we can make Bro record the accurate content type in
> the log. Many thanks.

Our mime_type field in the HTTP field is not the value of the Content-Type header.  It's from examining the content of the file.  You can use the script I attached to this email if you want the value of the Content-Type header.


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