[Snort-sigs] flowbits error

Charles Heselton charles.heselton at ...2420...
Tue Dec 28 12:33:01 EST 2004

Well, unfortunately, this is on a production system that doesn't have
any of the utilities required to compile from source, and I can't find
a more recent binary for solaris.  I might be able to work something
out though.



On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 14:45:32 -0500, Judy Novak
<judy.novak at ...435...> wrote:
> Charles,
> Looks like flowbits got support in the 2.1.1 release.  Your rules are
> more current than your
> Snort verion.  There have been many subsequent releases since then with
> new functionality
> so I would recommend the most current release if you decide to upgrade.
> Judy Novak
> Charles Heselton wrote:
> >This might be a better question for the snort-users list, but I
> >thought I would start here.  I'm running snort v2.1.0 on an
> >Ultra60/Solaris 8 system.  Anytime I run a rule that has the flowbits
> >keyword it errors out.  I've seen this problem for a while at home on
> >a Fedora system.  Was the "flowbits" keyword introduced before it was
> >really supported?  Do I need to upgrade?  Is there a compile-time
> >option that I missed?  Any advice would be a help.  TIA.
> >
> >
> >

Charlie Heselton
Network Security Engineer

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