[Snort-users] a lot of Loopback traffic being logged.
cholley at ...11679...
Thu Apr 22 10:00:04 EDT 2004
OK, I think im on to something. I do not use the -i option, only -c to look
at the conf. in the conf I have for "HOME_NET 192.168.10.0/24" and a little
further down I have "HOME_NET any"
I didn't pay much attention to that earlier because they were both not
commented out by default. Im still a little confused on how snort works. Is
this the problem?
From: Matt Kettler [mailto:mkettler at ...4108...]
Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2004 12:54 PM
To: Chuck Holley; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] a lot of Loopback traffic being logged.
At 09:38 AM 4/22/2004, Chuck Holley wrote:
>"BAD-TRAFFIC loopback traffic" I am getting a lot of this one alert on
>127.0.0.1. 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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