[Snort-users] snort I.8.3 segfaults with bad 'preporcessor stream4' directive

Chris Green cmg at ...671...
Wed Feb 20 22:00:02 EST 2002

> HI all,
> 	minor bug report...
> I got a new copy of the rules file and bungled the editing of the
> snort.conf file.  The line:
> preprocessor stream4:
> caused snort to segfault.

Its caused by a bug in the argument parsing for stream4.  To work
around it, remove the :

To fix it

Change sp_stream4.c

<     if(args == NULL)
>     if(args == NULL || args[0] == '\0')

or just update to current snort-stable cvs

Chris Green <cmg at ...671...>
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