[Snort-users] How can I stop checking for Truncated Tcp Options?

Chris Green cmg at ...1935...
Tue Apr 15 09:04:08 EDT 2003

Jacques <jbrierre at ...163...> writes:

> I have so far been unable to find how to disable this alert in Snort
> 2.0.
> Each time a POP client checks mail I get one of these and so far that's
> all the data in mysql (!)...
> [**] [116:55:1] (snort_decoder): Truncated Tcp Options [**]
> 04/12-13:44:22.215987 ->
> TCP TTL:247 TOS:0x0 ID:46117 IpLen:20 DgmLen:60 DF
> ***A**S* Seq: 0x3A88109C  Ack: 0xE9915067  Win: 0x2760  TcpLen: 40

If you can reproduce this with normal network traffic, please do a
snort -b -l /tmp host src host and port pop3 to see if
this option is going off incorrectly.

Feel free to send it directly to me.
Chris Green <cmg at ...1935...>
Fame may be fleeting but obscurity is forever.

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