[Snort-users] Availability of Snort v2.6.1.1

Justin Heath justin.heath at ...11827...
Thu Nov 23 09:30:35 EST 2006


Use the spec file from the src rpm.

# rpm -ql snort | egrep 'ssh|dcerpc'
/usr/lib/snort-2.6.1.1_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_dcerpc_preproc.so
/usr/lib/snort-2.6.1.1_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_dcerpc_preproc.so.0
/usr/lib/snort-2.6.1.1_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_ssh_preproc.so
/usr/lib/snort-2.6.1.1_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_ssh_preproc.so.0
/usr/share/doc/snort-2.6.1.1/doc/README.dcerpc
/usr/share/doc/snort-2.6.1.1/doc/README.ssh


Output from snort startup (installed frm RHEL4 rpm)
...
           Rules Engine: SF_SNORT_DETECTION_ENGINE  Version 1.6  <Build 11>
           Preprocessor Object: SF_DNS  Version 1.0  <Build 1>
           Preprocessor Object: SF_DCERPC  Version 1.0  <Build 1>
           Preprocessor Object: SF_FTPTELNET  Version 1.0  <Build 8>
           Preprocessor Object: SF_SMTP  Version 1.0  <Build 6>
           Preprocessor Object: SF_SSH  Version 1.0  <Build 1>
...



On 11/22/06, Jason Haar <Jason.Haar at ...294...> wrote:
> Snort Releases wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> >
> > Snort v2.6.1.1 has been released.  The software and source code is
> > available at:
> >
> > http://www.snort.org/dl/
> >
> > Snort v2.6.1.1 corrects an resource usage issue exhibited in Snort
> > v2.6.1 in certain network environments.
> >
> >
>
> FYI the snort.spec file in 2.6.1.1 refers to ssh and dcerpc
> preprocessors that aren't built as part of the install.
>
> i.e. you can't build an RPM with that :-) Removing their
> "%attr(0755,root,root)" lines fixes the problem.
>
> (off to test it now)
>
> --
> Cheers
>
> Jason Haar
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