[Snort-users] 2.0 bug in flow:?

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at ...294...
Fri Aug 1 03:28:05 EDT 2003


On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 08:43:34PM -0400, Matt Kettler wrote:
> You shouldn't need -z to make flows work. The reason -z exists is you can 
> use it to essentially add "flow: established" to every rule in the ruleset 
> without having to edit them. This was probably only useful before flows 
> became fairly common in the ruleset.

So after all that it does appear I have found a problem then? -
"from_server" matching on packets that are really "to_server"?
Is there any other way in which flows can be disabled that I am unaware of?
- otherwise it still looks like a bug. 

Thanks

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