[Snort-users] FW: snort Core Dump

Hall RJ R.J.Hall at ...3454...
Mon Sep 17 08:29:03 EDT 2001

I have installed snort 1.8.1 with the latest rules files and a snort.config
that differs from the one supplied with the rules by only the DNS server and
home net definition.   Can anyone suggest why I might be getting this
segmentation fault?

[root at ...274... rich]# /usr/local/bin/snort -l /home/rich/snort/logs/ -c 
Log directory = /home/rich/snort/logs/
        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Checking PID path...
PATH_VARRUN is set to /var/run/ on this operating system
Initializing Network Interface eth0
Decoding Ethernet on interface eth0
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Initializating Output Plugins!
Parsing Rules file /etc/snort/snort.conf
Initializing rule chains...
No arguments to frag2 directive, setting defaults to:
    Fragment timeout: 60 seconds
    Fragment memory cap: 4194304 bytes
Stream4 config:
    Stateful inspection: ACTIVE
    Session statistics: INACTIVE
    Session timeout: 30 seconds
    Session memory cap: 8388608 bytes
    State alerts: INACTIVE
    Scan alerts: ACTIVE
No arguments to stream4_reassemble, setting defaults:
     Reassemble client: ACTIVE
     Reassemble server: INACTIVE
     Reassemble ports: 21 23 25 53 80 143 110 111 513
     Reassembly alerts: ACTIVE
Back Orifice detection brute force: DISABLED
Using LOCAL time
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

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Richard Hall
Systems Administrator
Information Security Group
Royal Holloway, University of London
Tel: +44 (0)1784 44 3111
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