[Snort-users] Snort Preprocessor Option Delimiters

L. Christopher Luther CLuther at ...6333...
Tue Jul 16 10:43:04 EDT 2002


 
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I've run across some strange behavior for a Win32 version of Snort
1.86. The comments in snort.conf indicate that the stream4 and
stream4_reassemble preprocessors use comma delimited options. But
when I use the following statement in snort.conf: 
preprocessor stream4_reassemble: clientonly, ports "default"
Snort indicates that no ports are being monitored. Instead, I have to
use: 
preprocessor stream4_reassemble: clientonly ports "default"
However, if I do the same thing for the stream4 preprocessor: 
preprocessor stream4: disable_evasion_alerts detect_scans
the detect_scans option shows as disabled when Snort starts, so I
have to use a comma to separate these options. 
So, which *should* it be? Comma delimited or not? Is this a bug? 
Also, does anyone know if the "disable_evasion_alerts" option is
enabled by default. The start-up messages displayed by Snort do not
seem to change whether I use this option or not in snort.conf. 


Sincerely,  

L. Christopher Luther  
Technical Consultant  
Xybernaut Solutions, Inc.  
(703) 506-0400 x230  
cluther at ...6331...  
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