[Snort-users] a lot of Loopback traffic being logged.

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Thu Apr 22 09:55:02 EDT 2004

At 09:38 AM 4/22/2004, Chuck Holley wrote:
>"BAD-TRAFFIC loopback traffic"  I am getting a lot of this one alert on 
>  im really not sure what is causing this.  If it is faulty 
>networking or maybe a spoofer.  Now that I know im getting this, thanks to 
>SNORT, what the heck do I do about it?  Anyone ever remedy this problem?

What interface parameter are you passing to snort on the command line? -i 
any? Try forcing snort to only listen on one real ethernet interface, it 
could be sniffing your loopback interface, which naturally would have 
loopback traffic on it.

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