[Snort-users] error with rulesets

Martin Roesch roesch at ...1935...
Sun May 6 23:24:40 EDT 2001


Make sure the variables at the top of snort.conf are set...

   -Marty

Chris wrote:
> 
> snort -V shows :
> -*> Snort! <*-
> Version 1.7
> By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...66..., www.snort.org)
> 
> but...
> 
> snort -v -c conf.file shows :
> 
> Initializing Network Interface eth0
> Kernel filter, protocol ALL, TURBO mode (63 frames), raw packet socket
> Decoding Ethernet on interface eth0
> Initializing Preprocessors!
> Initializing Plug-ins!
> Initializating Output Plugins!
> 
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Initializing rule chains...
> database: compiled support for ( mysql )
> database: configured to use mysql
> database: database name = snort
> database:          user = SOMEone
> database:          host = localhost
> database: detail level  = full
> database:   sensor name = 192.X.G.H
> database:     sensor id = DD
> database: using the "log" facility
> [!] ERROR /etc/snort/exploit.rules(20) => Bad port number: "(msg:"EXPLOIT"
> 
> the exploit.rules file (AS ALL the .rules) are from :
> http://www.snort.org/Files/Current/snortrules.tar.gz
> for Snort1.7
> 
> checked the rules file, cant pick up whats wrong with it
> please reply !!!!
> 
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