[Snort-users] ACID: more alerts than I asked for in acid_stat_uaddr... :)

Andreas Hasenack andreas at ...1574...
Mon Jun 25 10:29:28 EDT 2001


Em Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 09:50:27AM +0000, roman at ...438... escreveu:
> If you are using lynx for a browser, mangled GET arguments are not surprising at all.

links, not lynx. I know that lynx doesn't work. Perhaps links should then
be added to the FAQ too.


> As noted in FAQ question #C-1, it has been my experience that long GET strings
> appended to the URL will sometimes be malformed.  I will confess, that I don't know
>  whether ACID is not encoding the data per spec and Mozilla/IE are just forgiving, 
> or this is a genuine bug in lynx.
> 
> Roman
> 
> > This is interesting. The behaviour I described only happens when using
> > links as the browser (and it still happens today, with the CVS version). 
> > Using Mozilla, for example, or Netscape, it works as expected.
> > 
> > Em Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 01:37:01PM +0000, roman at ...438... escreveu:
> > > Bad GET arguments in a the hyperlink, I believe.  Patched and
> > > commited.  Let me know if this was the only instance of
> > > this issue.




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