[Snort-users] Problem with "Established" keyword

Chris Green cmg at ...671...
Wed Dec 17 16:50:00 EST 2003

Ryan Russell <ryan at ...182...> writes:

> I did find the discussion about this in October, but I could find no
> real solution in that discussion.
> I just did a fresh install of Snort 2.0.5 on OpenBSD 3.4.  Just a
> simple configure; make; make install, and copies the rules and config
> files to a directory, and started Snort from there.
> It appears that none of the rules with established will fire.  If I
> take that keyword out of the rule, it works fine.
> Was there some change to Snort that borke this, or is some
> preprocessor not hadling it properly?

The most typical reason this happens is bad checksums on packets
somewhere. It's not outside the realm of possibility that something
else is screwed up.
Chris Green <cmg at ...1121...>
"Yeah, but you're taking the universe out of context."

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