[Snort-devel] bug in snort 1.8.6

Martin Roesch roesch at ...402...
Thu May 2 10:08:04 EDT 2002


That's a bug?  Hmm, there's no data to read so we should exit.  What do you
recommend for a proper strategy here?

    -Marty

On 5/1/02 11:56 AM, "mcbethh at ...1353..." <mcbethh at ...1353...> wrote:

> Hi there!
> 
> Today I found a little bug in snort. It apears when I try to read
> 0 bytes long log file - fread() returns "No such file..."
> 
> System Architecture: x86
> OS: Linux Slackware 8.0 (2.2.19)
> Snort version: 1.8.6
> 
> root at ...196...:/var/log/snort# ls -l
> total 0
> -rw-------    1 root     root            0 May  1 20:35 alert
> -rw-------    1 root     root            0 May  1 20:35 snort-0501 at ...1354...
> 
> root at ...196...:/var/log/snort# snort -r snort-0501\@2035.log
> No run mode specified, defaulting to verbose mode
> Log directory = /var/log/snort
> TCPDUMP file reading mode.
> Reading network traffic from "snort-0501 at ...1354..." file.
> ERROR => unable to open file "snort-0501 at ...1354..." for readback: fread: No
> such file or directory
> Fatal Error, Quitting..

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