[Snort-users] Memory Leak

Chris Green cmg at ...1935...
Mon Jul 14 06:04:04 EDT 2003


"Jim Gifford" <maillist at ...6454...> writes:

>> > I have been experience a memory leak on my system, I have tracked it
>> > down to snort. Here is the problem the way I see it.
>> >
>> > snort starts out running on my system at 40mb.
>> >
>> > 3202 root       9   0 43580  40m 1152 S  0.0  4.0   0:05.66 snort
>> >
>> > After a day of running and a half of running snort goes up to 140+mb and
>> > locks the system up.
>> >
>> >
>> > Any suggestions or patches.

Disable portscan2 & spp_conversation or adjust your limits well
downwards.





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