[Snort-devel] Redhat 5.2 snort segmentation fault

Thomas Marsh marsht1 at ...634...
Sun Aug 26 16:46:29 EDT 2001


Red Hat Linux release 5.2 (Apollo)
Kernel 2.0.36 on an i586 (AMD 450)

snort -v

core'd :

[root at ...635... snort-1.8.1-RELEASE]# ./snort -v
snort.c:665: Parsing command line...
snort.c:683: Processing cmd line switch: v
snort.c:1126: Verbose Flag active
snort.c:1220: pcap_cmd is NULL
Log directory =

        --== Initializing Snort ==--
snort.c:256: Opening interface: eth0

Initializing Network Interface eth0
snaplength info: set=1514/compiled=1514/wanted=0
Writing PID file to
snort.c:301: Setting Packet Processor
Decoding Ethernet on interface eth0

        --== Initialization Complete ==--
Segmentation fault
[root at ...635... snort-1.8.1-RELEASE]# gdb snort core
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This GDB was configured as "i386-redhat-linux"...
Core was generated by `./snort -v'.
Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
Reading symbols from /lib/libm.so.6...done.
Reading symbols from /lib/libnsl.so.1...done.
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libpq.so.1...done.
Reading symbols from /lib/libc.so.6...done.
Reading symbols from /lib/libcrypt.so.1...done.
Reading symbols from /lib/ld-linux.so.2...done.
Reading symbols from /lib/libnss_files.so.1...done.
#0  0x40069b1e in _IO_vfprintf (s=0xbfffd60c,
    format=0x8083813 "\n-*> Snort! <*-\nVersion %s (Build %s)\nBy Martin
(roesch at ...402..., www.snort.org)\n", ap=0xbffffcc8) at vfprintf.c:
vfprintf.c:1080: No such file or directory.
(gdb) bt
#0  0x40069b1e in _IO_vfprintf (s=0xbfffd60c,
    format=0x8083813 "\n-*> Snort! <*-\nVersion %s (Build %s)\nBy Martin
(roesch at ...402..., www.snort.org)\n", ap=0xbffffcc8) at vfprintf.c:
#1  0x4006cad3 in buffered_vfprintf (s=0x8098ef8,
    format=0x8083813 "\n-*> Snort! <*-\nVersion %s (Build %s)\nBy Martin
(roesch at ...402..., www.snort.org)\n", args=0xbffffcc4) at vfprintf.
#2  0x400684f3 in _IO_vfprintf (s=0x8098ef8,
    format=0x8083813 "\n-*> Snort! <*-\nVersion %s (Build %s)\nBy Martin
(roesch at ...402..., www.snort.org)\n", ap=0xbffffcc4) at vfprintf.c:
#3  0x4006f291 in fprintf (stream=0x8098ef8,
    format=0x8083813 "\n-*> Snort! <*-\nVersion %s (Build %s)\nBy Martin
(roesch at ...402..., www.snort.org)\n") at fprintf.c:34
#4  0x804c5dd in DisplayBanner () at snort.c:2166
#5  0x804a5cb in main (argc=2, argv=0xbffffd78) at snort.c:349
(gdb) quit
[root at ...635... snort-1.8.1-RELEASE]#

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Tom Marsh

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