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A Python listener to capture Snort event via the UNIX Socket output

Project Description

Snortunsock

A Python listener to capture Snort event via the UNIX Socket output.

Snortunsock can parse and show the alert message.

Installation

Install Snortunsock from PyPI:

$ pip install snortunsock

Usage

The basic usage

import dpkt

from snortunsock import snort_listener

for msg in snort_listener.start_recv("/tmp/snort_alert"):
    print('alertmsg: %s' % ''.join(msg.alertmsg))
    buf = msg.pkt

    # buf is a raw packet which can use dpkt library to parsing it

    # Unpack the Ethernet frame (mac src/dst, ethertype)
    eth = dpkt.ethernet.Ethernet(buf)

The complicated examples are in the examples folder

LICENSE

Apache License, Version 2.0

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