Alerts in the IPS

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Dec 31st, 2008
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I am getting a lot of edonkey traffic, has anyone seen this before

appInstanceId: 412

time: Dec 30, 2008 22:59:55 UTC offset=-300 timeZone=GMT-05:00

signature: description=UDP eDonkey Activity id=7202 version=S341 type=other created=20080128

subsigId: 0

sigDetails: UDP eDonkey Activity

marsCategory: Info/Misc

marsCategory: Info/UncommonTraffic/P2PFileShare

marsCategory: Info/UncommonTraffic/P2PFileShare/FileTransfer

interfaceGroup: vs0

vlan: 0



addr: locality=OUT

port: 58766


addr: locality=OUT

port: 53

os: idSource=learned type=windows-nt-2k-xp relevance=relevant

summary: 2 final=true initialAlert=1230553111638101867 summaryType=Regular

alertDetails: InterfaceAttributes: context="single_vf" physical="Unknown" backplane="GigabitEthernet0/1" ; Regular Summary: 2 events this interval ;

riskRatingValue: 53 targetValueRating=high attackRelevanceRating=relevant

threatRatingValue: 53

interface: GigabitEthernet0/1 context=single_vf physical=Unknown backplane=GigabitEthernet0/1

protocol: udp

Correct Answer by rmeans about 8 years 4 months ago

Check out the following link

Summary - this signature is obsolete and regularly fires on DNS traffic (port 53).

I would disable signature 7202 in your IPS configuration.

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jnommensen Wed, 12/31/2008 - 10:12
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I confirmed with packet captures that this fires on normal DNS traffic. I would disable it also or filter where applicable.


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