[Snort-users] error messages on fbsd 4.1 (garbage packets, free() bugs?)

Dragos Ruiu dr at ...50...
Wed Aug 16 04:03:56 EDT 2000


On Tue, 15 Aug 2000, Fyodor wrote: 
>  gee.. this should go into `FAQ' or should we hold `frequently confusing
> error messages' section :)
> 
> `Garbage Packet with Null Pointer discarded' refers to our defragmentation
> plugin. We still consider it to be beta. If you want, you can turn it off
> by commenting out `defrag:' line in rules file. If you do so however, you
> would not be able to monitor fragmented traffic that floats over your
> network.
>

And if you use the latest one you won't see these messages. Sigh...  --dr

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