[Bro] SMTP attachments and files from other ports/protocols

James Lay jlay at slave-tothe-box.net
Thu Jul 9 14:08:58 PDT 2015

On 2015-07-09 01:42 PM, Sanner, Daniel A wrote:
> Is there a script that exists or that can be modified to be able to
> capture/download attachments that are detected?
> Specifically, looking for SMTP attachments in e-mails. However, files
> in the Files.log could be helpful too.
> Right now, the best I can figure is that the SMTP log is just a copy
> of e-mail headers and nothing more.
> The files.log only has MD5 and/or SHA1 hashes, but no details about
> file name, type, or even the file itself.
> We had heard that there are tools out there like Bro (if not Bro
> itself) that can do this.
> If Bro has this capability, storage media requirements is not an
> issue.
> Any additional information that I can glean and add to the logs could
> be helpful.
> Thanks in advance,
> Dan
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And you can look at what I just posted.  I found it to be beneficial to 
have a rough idea of what kind of files you want to extract out before 
starting out.


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