Has anyone done a custom APP to block recursive DNS queries?

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Has anyone done a custom APP to block recursive DNS queries?

L0 Member

 I've built two signatures for DNS.  One to indicate recursive lookup and not recursive lookup.   When I test,  the app that is evaluated first is triggered.  reverse the order and the formerly 2nd app triggers.   It is like the expressions are not evaluated.


Has anyone done this before?


I have a case open with paloalto about this, but it has been open for almost a year.


L3 Networker

what does your signature look like?

L0 Member

I want to block the request traffic that this wireshark display filter would select:

(((dns.flags.response == 0) && (dns.flags.recdesired == 1)) && (dns.flags.opcode == 0)) && (ip.proto == 17)    and only looking at port 53 traffic.




Just create a 4 conditions that match a string and the specify the text.





I think that the dns request header context should do the job:





You can also match on a reqex but you will need a reqex that matches 4 strings/words and they all should be in the pact (AND &&) but maybe better just add 4 conditions joined with a ‘AND’ that have the four patters as I said.

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