minemeld and feeding info via CEF into ArcSight


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minemeld and feeding info via CEF into ArcSight

Can you select formatting or would I need to create a wrapper that manipulates the data pushed by minemeld to forward in CEF?  Glad an opensource community on this exist for this.  Additionally I need an rpm based package or just a way to compile from source I am using CentOS any thoughts or is there a source package for this

L7 Applicator

Hi socfocus,

CEF output node is definitely on my todo list (see ER#39 at https://github.com/PaloAltoNetworks/minemeld-core/issues/39). I am looking of a good example on how to translate Threat Intelligence into CEF format, do you have something I could look at ?


Installation based on RPM is on the TODO list, shall be quite easy to accomplish.

L7 Applicator

Hi @socfocus.com,

starting with 0.9.32 you can use an external extension to achieve this:




L3 Networker

Dear @lmori,

Is minemeld-cef extension support Hash aggregator processors (MD5, SHA256)?


Does minemeld-cef support all aggegators on minemeld?


Thank you

L7 Applicator

Hi @iThreatHunt,

this could be supported by changing the template, but in which CEF field would you put the hash indicator ?



L3 Networker

Could MD5, SHA256 mapping with Device Custom String3?


Now Device Custom field is used

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L3 Networker

I found some error when activate mindmeld-cef 0.17b. Pleas advise me.


Obtaining file:///opt/minemeld/local/library/7d86cdf2-c97e-4835-a5df-acdad36fd48d
    Complete output from command python setup.py egg_info:
    Unable to find pgen, not compiling formal grammar.
    warning: no files found matching '*.pyx' under directory 'Cython/Debugger/Tests'
    warning: no files found matching '*.pxd' under directory 'Cython/Debugger/Tests'
    warning: no files found matching '*.h' under directory 'Cython/Debugger/Tests'
    warning: no files found matching '*.pxd' under directory 'Cython/Utility'
    unable to execute 'x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc': No such file or directory
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
      File "/opt/minemeld/local/library/7d86cdf2-c97e-4835-a5df-acdad36fd48d/setup.py", line 50, in <module>
      File "/usr/lib/python2.7/distutils/core.py", line 111, in setup
        _setup_distribution = dist = klass(attrs)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/setuptools/dist.py", line 320, in __init__
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/setuptools/dist.py", line 377, in fetch_build_eggs
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 852, in resolve
        dist = best[req.key] = env.best_match(req, ws, installer)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 1124, in best_match
        return self.obtain(req, installer)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pkg_resources/__init__.py", line 1136, in obtain
        return installer(requirement)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/setuptools/dist.py", line 445, in fetch_build_egg
        return cmd.easy_install(req)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/setuptools/command/easy_install.py", line 673, in easy_install
        return self.install_item(spec, dist.location, tmpdir, deps)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/setuptools/command/easy_install.py", line 699, in install_item
        dists = self.install_eggs(spec, download, tmpdir)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/setuptools/command/easy_install.py", line 880, in install_eggs
        return self.build_and_install(setup_script, setup_base)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/setuptools/command/easy_install.py", line 1119, in build_and_install
        self.run_setup(setup_script, setup_base, args)
      File "/opt/minemeld/engine/0.9.40/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/setuptools/command/easy_install.py", line 1107, in run_setup
        raise DistutilsError("Setup script exited with %s" % (v.args[0],))
    distutils.errors.DistutilsError: Setup script exited with error: command 'x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc' failed with exit status 1
Command "python setup.py egg_info" failed with error code 1 in /opt/minemeld/local/library/7d86cdf2-c97e-4835-a5df-acdad36fd48d/

L3 Networker

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L7 Applicator

Hi @iThreatHunt,

installing minemeld-cef from source requires a compiler, and this is not available by default on MineMeld VMs (security).

You can instead download the wheel file from here:



And upload it to MineMeld via SYSTEM > EXTENSIONS page.

L1 Bithead

is there any CEF output that mine meld generate?

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