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Brute force and scanning signatures

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Box: PA-2020 (probably all)
OS Version: PANOS-3.0.6
Hi!
I have some questions and suggestions for the threat-ips part of the box.
1. Ability to view settings for scanning and brute force signatures.
- What are the settings for these signatures? I cant find for instance how many attempts/ips/ports is needed for the signature to trigger.
2. Ability to change settings on brute force and scanning signatures.
- Sometimes you want to change the default behaviour of a signature. For instance we want to change how many attempts a client needs to do before a brute force signature triggers. This is also applicable for scanning signatures.
3. More detail in signature summaries
- When looking at a SSH Brute force alarm, it states "count": 1. If its only 1 attempt its not a brute force attack :smileyhappy: When checking the packet-capture data we only see 1 packet. It would be great to get more information of these "summarizing, threshold" signatures.
4. Regexp signatures
- The ability to view the regular expressions on signatures that you don't need to protect would be nice.
//Henrik
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For me it is a must to be able to at least be able to customize the severity level for a non-custom vulnerability signature. I understand that PA might not want to allow modification of their internal signatures, but modifying the severity is a very important requirement for my organization. I bet it is the same for many other organizations. After all, what it is medium for some it could be high for others, or the other way around. Everybody has a different risk tolerance.

By the other hand, it would be very useful to be able to have the ability of making a copy of an internal signature and be able to modify it to suit the customer's needs. In that way organizations can leverage the work already made by PA.

I strongly request to add the ability to customize the severity level as a feature in next releases of PAN-OS.

Thanks.

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Any news regarding the ability to view the "matching pattern" or settings for brute force and scanning signatures directly in the GUI ? Will this be available in future versions?

The ability to view the "matching pattern" is very helpful in deciding if the alarm is a false positive or not. If you have pcap active and can see the "matching pattern" you can make up your own mind if its a FP or not.

//Henrik

I just ran into the same requirement ... OfficeMax would like the ability to customize the severity level of a threat in our Threat DB.  We already allow them to customize the Risk Level of an App ... they want the same ability for the Severity Level of a Threat/Spyware.

Dave Klein

Hello Panse,

you can get a hold of your sales contact or call into support and open up an ehancement request regarding this.

thanks,

Stephen

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