On Fri, 4 Apr 1997, Peter Yau wrote:
> Date: Fri, 4 Apr 1997 16:12:22 +0100
> From: Peter Yau <pyau @
> To: firewalls @
> Subject: SATAN in Linux OS
> Can someone tell me if they have run SATAN under the Linux OS? Each time I
> invoke satan, nothing appears to occur. I've worked with SATAN under x86
> Solaris w/o any hitch. Are there special considerations under Linux?
> Thank you all in advance.
Satan tries to run a web browser for its user interface. I could use it with
Mosaic. I guess the problem's source was that my other browsers (lynx and
Netscape ) had been configured to use proxy.
First I've found Satan pretty useless. After I've written the following
/offers \S+/ $text
into rules/services, and changed the facts file as to warn for _every_
version of sendmail, the situation had improved.
Anyone has other good rules to improve Satan? It comes with pretty useless
set of rules for vulnerability warnings, and can figure out only some
operating system. I'm sure, it _can_ be configured to be a very powerful
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