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AlmaLinux 8.6 : Snort2 , Tripwire , Chkrootkit Install

SNORT2  Install

1. advance preparation

①Add the CodeReady Red Hat repository and install the required software

②DAQ  Install

③Lua  Install

④Create fake release files

2. Snort  Download, Compile, Install

Remove fake release files

3.Create groups and users, necessary directories and files

Setup configuration files... Copy all files to the configuration directory.

4.Use of Community Rules

①Get Community Rules

②Extract rules and copy to configuration folder

There are various rule files that are not included in the community rules.
Use the "sed" command to comment out unnecessary lines.

5. Retrieving Registered User Rules

Once registered on the Snort website, you can use your Oink code to download registered user rules; the Oink code is located in your Snort user account details.
Replace oinkcode with your personal code in the following command

Once download is complete, extract rules to the configuration directory

6. Network and Rule Configuration

7. Verification of settings

Use parameter -T to test configuration and enable test mode

Copy the relevant files to /etc/snort/rules in case of errors
In our case, the error occurred in the following file

8. Configuration Testing

①To test if Snort is logging alerts, add a custom detection rule alert for incoming ICMP connections to the local.rules file.

②Start Snort at the console and output an alert to stdout. The correct network interface (e.g. eth0) must be selected

9. Running Snort in the background

①Create a startup script for Snort

②After defining the service, reload and run the systemctl daemon

Tripwire  Install

1.Download and installation

2.Passphrase setting

Set site passphrase and local passphrase

3.Tripwire Configuration

①Configuration File Editing

②Create a Tripwire configuration file (cryptographically signed version)

③Delete Tripwire configuration file (text version)

④Policy File Settings

Contents of

⑤policy file optimization

⑥Create policy file (cryptographically signed version) based on optimized policy file

⑦Create database and check operation

Delete test files

⑧Tripwire Scheduled Scripts

Contents of

⑨Tripwire Autorun Script Execution Settings

Reference: Script for reporting results by e-mail

Chkrootkit  Install

①chkrootkit Download and Install

➁Create /root/bin directory and move chkrootkit command to that directory
➂Check chkrootkit.
Searching for Linux.Xor.DDoS ... INFECTED: Possible Malicious Linux.Xor.DDoS installed

If you get the above error
It seems to be a false positive that occurs when there is an executable file under /tmp.
In our case, we have disabled the following files from execution.
④Create chkrootkit periodic execution script and change permissions

Create chkrootkit execution script in a directory where it is automatically executed daily

Scheduled Script Contents

Add execution permission to chkrootkit execution script

⑥Backup commands used by chkrootkit

If the commands used by chkrootkit are tampered with, rootkit will not be detected.
Back up these commands.
If necessary, run chkrootkit with the backed up command
⑦Run chkrootkit on the copied command
⑧Compresses backed up commands
⑨Send chkrootkit use command (compressed version) to root by e-mail
⑩Download and save chkrootkit_cmd.tar.gz file to Windows
⑪Delete commands on the backed up server