[Snort-users] Undefined variable name eth0_ADDRESS

info+lucretia.ca info at ...2282...
Wed Sep 27 20:06:20 EDT 2006


Sorry to ask you to repeat this, but to clarify:

Only 2.6.0.x was affected?  What about 2.6.1 or 2.6.2?

Cheers,

James Friesen, CIO
Lucretia Enterprises
Our World Is Here
info at lucretia dot ca
http://lucretia.ca

> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net
> [mailto:snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf
> Of Todd Wease
> Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 2:40 PM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Cc: Remus
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Undefined variable name eth0_ADDRESS
>
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > I'm trying to run snort 2.6.0.2 and such errors:
> > snort[10786]: FATAL ERROR: Undefined variable name:
> > (/etc/snort/snort.conf:34): eth1_ADDRESS
> > snort[10833]: FATAL ERROR: Undefined variable name:
> > (/etc/snort/snort.conf:51): eth0_ADDRESS
> >
> > In my config file  I have:
> > var HOME_NET $eth1_ADDRESS
> > var EXTERNAL_NET $eth0_ADDRESS
> >
> > Those variables work with 2.4.x snort but not with 2.6.x
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Remus
>
>
> This issue has been fixed in CVS 2.6.1 and HEAD.
>
> Some snort.c rearranging was done in 2.6.x where the reading
> of the snort.conf file was done before this variable was set.
>
> Thanks, Remus for pointing this out.
>
>
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