[Snort-users] Problems with BASE... Need some help

Michael Steele michaels at ...9077...
Thu Oct 14 17:41:09 EDT 2004


Joshua,

That fixed it, and everything is working with PHP5.

Kindest regards, 
Michael...

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:snort-users-
> admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Joshua Berry
> Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 7:02 AM
> To: Michael Steele; Kevin Johnson; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Problems with BASE... Need some help
> 
> The original ACID code has this in acid_db_common.php:
> 
> if ( !( ($version[0] >= 4)
> 	&& ( ( ($version[1] == 0) && ($version[2] >= 4) )
> 	|| ($version[1] > 0)  ) ) )
>   {
>      return "<FONT COLOR=\"#FF0000\">PHP ERROR</FONT>: ".
>             "<B>Incompatible version</B>: <FONT>Version
> ".$current_php_version.
>             " of PHP is too old.  Please upgrade to version 4.0.4 or
> later</FONT>";
>   }
> 
> Which you could change to:
> 
>   if ( !( ($version[0] >= 5) || ($version[0] >= 4)
> 	&& ( ( ($version[1] == 0) && ($version[2] >= 4) )
> 	|| ($version[1] > 0)  ) ) )
>   {
>      return "<FONT COLOR=\"#FF0000\">PHP ERROR</FONT>: ".
>             "<B>Incompatible version</B>: <FONT>Version
> 
> 		".$current_php_version.
>             " of PHP is too old.  Please upgrade to version 4.0.4 or
> later</FONT>";
>   }
> 
> The original code checks for PHP version 4 with release number greater
> than .0.4 but fails if the major version is greater than 4 and the minor
> increments (.x.x) are lower than .0.4.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Michael
> Steele
> Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 10:39 PM
> To: 'Kevin Johnson'; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Problems with BASE... Need some help
> 
> Ok,
> 
> I have started the process but Base gives me the same error as ACID:
> 
> PHP ERROR: Incompatible version: Version 5.0.2 of PHP is too old. Please
> upgrade to version 4.0.4 or later
> 
> I'm running the latest Base "base-0.9.7.1.tar.gz"
> 
> This version apparently has not been patched for PHP5, any newer version
> out
> there?
> 
> Kindest regards,
> Michael...
> 
> WINSNORT.com Management Team Member
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> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:snort-users-
> > admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Kevin Johnson
> > Sent: Sunday, October 10, 2004 7:30 AM
> > To: Michael Steele
> > Cc: Snort Users
> > Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Problems with BASE... Need some help
> >
> > On Sun, 2004-10-10 at 01:03, Michael Steele wrote:
> > > You do realize that at this time there are very little differences
> in
> > the
> > > actual Base program from the ACID program. If you are using ACID
> with no
> > > problems then I would stick with that until there are some major
> > > improvements in the Base program.
> > >
> > > It's nice to see the ACID code being branched after being ignored so
> > long by
> > > the original programmer. Now all we need to see is some major
> > improvements
> > > in the new Base program.
> > >
> > > Kindest regards,
> > > Michael...
> > >
> > > WINSNORT.com Management Team Member
> >
> > Hi-
> >
> > Michael, I tried to respond to your earlier email and for some reason
> > the mail bounced, so hopefully this will get to you, either through
> the
> > mailing list or directly.
> >
> > As of the 0.9.7.1 release, BASE has not added any functionality over
> > ACID.  We used the release to handle the repackage and clean up of the
> > code and to fix various minor bugs that had been reported.  The only
> > thing that could be considered a major change was that Chris added
> > support for PHP 5.  We also wanted to try and get some feedback from
> the
> > community.
> >
> > In the next few versions we are planning quite a bit of changes to the
> > code base.  We will be adding user authentication and role basing so
> > that you will be able to assign responsibilities within the
> > application.  We are also in the process of fixing the various holes
> > where the application doesn't check input and is vulnerable to XSS and
> > SQL injection.  We will also be adding Oracle support since it has
> been
> > requested.
> >
> > As of right now, you can install BASE and point it at your ACID
> database
> > and everything will function.  This will enable you to run it side by
> > side with ACID while trying it out.  Our plans are to always include
> an
> > upgrade path for ACID users.  When we make a change to the database we
> > plan on doing it in such a way that it will not break ACID, just add
> > functionality to BASE.
> >
> > We are also looking for any suggestions and help that any one is able
> to
> > offer.  For example, we need some more testers and we are still trying
> > to get the web site up and running.
> >
> > Again thanks for the interest
> > Kevin
> > ------------------
> > BASE Project Lead
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/secureideas
> > The next step in IDS analysis!
> 
> 
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