[Snort-users] Snort 1.8.6 crashes after Ping of Death

McCammon, Keith Keith.McCammon at ...3497...
Thu Jul 11 06:36:05 EDT 2002

I believe that's a pcap failure, correct?  Anyone?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Night-Stalker [mailto:theeaglesociety at ...2792...]
> Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 9:08 AM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] Snort 1.8.6 crashes after Ping of Death
> My Snort (version 1.8.6) (under Linux Mandrake 8.2) crashes 
> after one or two attacks with the DoS-Attack "Ping of Death", 
> produced with the "IDS Informer" from BLADE Software. This 
> Software is an IDS testing tool. Does anybody else have this problem?
> <date> <time> <hostname> kernel: device eth0 left promiscuous mode
> <date> <time> <hostname> kernel: Oversized IP packet from <attacker>
> Thanks for your answers
> Addy
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