[Emerging-Sigs] ET MALWARE Zero Content-Length HTTP POST with data (outbound)

Matthew Jonkman jonkman at emergingthreatspro.com
Tue Oct 26 08:54:49 EDT 2010

What kinds of packets are you seeing this on?

Very unusual to see it that often...


On Oct 26, 2010, at 8:38 AM, Jose Vila wrote:

> Hello,
> It's nice to meet all of you !
> I've built an IDS few weeks ago and I'm getting full of false
> positives of this rule.
> The destination of most of the alerts generated go to Microsoft ranges
> (mainly and says that it's Live Messenger and other M$
> apps, and there are also some GMail requests, and others ...
> Have anyone also had false positives?
> Thank you in advance !
> Jose.
> The rule:
> Zero Content-Length HTTP POST with data (outbound)";
> flow:established,to_server; content:"POST"; nocase; http_method;
> content:"|0D 0A|Content-Length|3a| 0|0D 0A|"; content:"|0D 0A 0D 0A|";
> distance:0; isdataat:1,relative; classtype:bad-unknown; sid:2011819;
> rev:1;)
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