Friday, September 26, 2014

New securityonion-bro-scripts, securityonion-onionsalt, and salt packages

I've updated the securityonion-bro-scripts package to include Seth Hall's ShellShock detector from here:

securityonion-bro-scripts also creates a new directory called /opt/bro/share/bro/intel/ that makes it easy for you to add intel to the Bro Intel framework.

Mike Reeves, Ryan Peck, and I have updated the OnionSalt scripts to replicate more data from master to sensor.  This includes the /opt/bro/share/bro/intel/ directory mentioned above and also OSSEC's agent.conf and local_decoder.xml files.

Finally, SaltStack has updated their salt packages, so we include that as well.

New package versions:
salt - 2014.1.10-1precise1
securityonion-bro-scripts - 20121004-0ubuntu0securityonion36
securityonion-onionsalt - 20140917-0ubuntu0securityonion17

These new packages have been tested by the following (thanks!):
Brian Kellogg
Rob C

Issues Resolved:
Issue 612: securityonion-bro-scripts: include ShellShock detection

Issue 606: securityonion-bro-scripts: create /opt/bro/share/bro/intel/
with example intel

Issue 609: Onionsalt should copy /opt/bro/share/bro/intel/

Issue 580: onionsalt should copy OSSEC agent.conf and local_decoder.xml

Issue 579: Update salt

The new packages are now available in our stable repo.  Please see the following page for full update instructions:

To apply the new Bro ShellShock detection, you'll need to restart Bro as follows:
sudo nsm_sensor_ps-restart --only-bro


Update Process

Restarting Bro to load new ShellShock Detection

/opt/bro/share/bro/ now contains intel/ and shellshock/ directories

Bro ShellShock logs (http.log and notice.log)

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