[Snort-users] snort.alert and snort crashes.
fygrave at ...121...
Sun Nov 12 15:44:33 EST 2000
On Sat, Nov 11, 2000 at 12:12:04AM -0600, C. Bensend wrote:
> Hello folks,
> I have two questions for you:
> 1) I am running snort on my borders. My firewalls are
> running OpenBSD 2.7. On one of the machines, snort has
> created a snort.alert file in the log directory. This is
> A Good Thing(tm), it allows me to check for changes and
> email me any additional alerts Snort sees. On the second
> OpenBSD firewall, it has not created a snort.alert file -
> I'm not sure why. The config files are identical, except
> for the HOME_NET value. Both systems are identical, except
> for hardware. The md5 sums on both binaries are identical.
> Any ideas?
> 2) Snort craps itself upon recieving an nmap:
> [benny at ...780... ~]$ snort -V
> -*> Snort! <*-
> Version 1.6.3
> By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...66..., www.snort.org)
> On this machine, it just dies. No coredump, nothing in
can you start snort as:
gdb snort -V
and show us what gdb would say :) (puh-leez ;-))
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