[Snort-users] Incomplete Packet Fragments Discarded

Martin Roesch roesch at ...1935...
Mon Nov 26 14:41:05 EST 2001


That means that you're using the defrag preprocessor instead of the
newer frag2 preprocessor and that you should switch to frag2.  :)  The
defrag preprocessor had some fairly nasty failure modes and has since
been superceded by frag2, so I'd recommend using that for now.

     -Marty



james wrote:
> 
> Just upgraded to 1-8-2 and new ruleset, getting alot of these. Is this
> normal for UDP and how would I go about stopping this alert (as in
> commenting it out) ? Do I want to do this ?
> 
> [**] [103:2:1] Incomplete Packet Fragments Discarded [**]
> 11/26-14:15:09.372859 198.59.109.7:0 -> 198.59.109.2:0
> UDP TTL:64 TOS:0x0 ID:13359 IpLen:20 DgmLen:8348
> UDP header truncated
> 
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