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Re: [suse-security] Intrusion detection?
  • From: Thomas Biege <thomas@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2001 18:24:14 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0101051813110.1084-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Sebastian Krahmer wrote:

> On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, bacano wrote:
> > Pakemon
> > Abacus Project
> > eye on exec
> Eh, wow, ... I forgot.
> Yes, thats good idea, coz it's from me :>
> Next holiday I hopefully find time to port it to some other
> BSD's. Also extension of the weak-path concept would be cool.
> I'd appreciate help of experianced programmer's who could
> write detection-script on top of this driver.

check out CLIPS ( *g*
and not to forget Emerald's P-BEST expert system. SRI assembled
a good knowledge base, but Emerald isn't opensource and it's
limited to Solaris.

nevertheless, hostbased IDS contains more parts, then just
a syscall logger. syscall logging is a good source of
information, but w/o databases, analysis agents and
countermeasure agents, good scalability etc. it's useless in a
production environment.
A serious IDS is very complex. So, as I stated before:
All non-commercial IDS I know _suck_!

Thomas Biege, SuSE GmbH, Schanzaeckerstr. 10, 90443 Nuernberg
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