[Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5

Patrick S. Harper patrick at ...4250...
Mon May 14 21:21:08 EDT 2007


yum remove libpcap*.* might help.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Brummer [mailto:dan.brummer at ...13875...]
> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 5:33 PM
> To: Patrick S. Harper; hhoffman at ...10275...
> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> 
> Same error on both my RHEL5 servers using 2.6.1.5.
> 
> I wonder if this is an issue:
> 
> rpm -qa | grep libpcap
> libpcap-0.9.4-8.1
> libpcap-devel-0.9.4-8.1
> libpcap-0.9.4-8.1
> 
> It shows two libpcaps installed and it won't let me remove any of them.
> 
> -Dan
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick S. Harper [mailto:patrick at ...4250...]
> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 1:15 PM
> To: Dan Brummer; hhoffman at ...10275...
> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> 
> Just tried with snort 2.6.1.5 on RHEL 5 yum'd to date with no RPMforge
> repo's installed and it is working.  Try the new version and see if
> that
> helps.
> 
> [root at ...2306... snort-2.6.1.5]# snort -V
> 
>    ,,_     -*> Snort! <*-
>   o"  )~   Version 2.6.1.5 (Build 59)
>    ''''    By Martin Roesch & The Snort Team:
> http://www.snort.org/team.html
>            (C) Copyright 1998-2007 Sourcefire Inc., et al.
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:snort-users-
> > bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Dan Brummer
> > Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 1:58 PM
> > To: hhoffman at ...10275...
> > Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> >
> > Verify on  libpcap-devel comes back blank.  Tried removing it and
> > readding, still same issue.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Harry Hoffman [mailto:hhoffman at ...10275...]
> > Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 11:30 AM
> > To: Dan Brummer
> > Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> >
> > I was just emailing back and forth with another person who has/had
> > this same problem.
> >
> > Is libpcap-devel installed on your system? If it is please get a
> > listing of files in the rpm db and verify the integrity of the
> > package. If not intact, please remove and then re-install the -devel
> > package and see if that works.
> >
> >
> > Verify Files:
> > rpm -V libpcap-devel
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Harry
> >
> >
> > > Any ideas on this guys?  I'm still unable to get it to work,
> SELinux
> 
> > > disabled.  I'm thinking about downgrading to RHEL4 but I may run
> > > into hardware issues.
> > >
> > > -Dan
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net
> > > [mailto:snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of
> > > Harry Hoffman
> > > Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 5:01 PM
> > > Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > > Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> > >
> > > If you believe it's SELINUX you can check the logs:
> > >
> > > audit2allow -i /var/log/messages
> > >
> > > or temporarily disable selinux
> > > setenforce 0
> > >
> > > HTH,
> > > Harry
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, 11 May 2007, Patrick S. Harper wrote:
> > >
> > >> Selinux can break a lot of things if not set properly, it takes a
> > >> good
> > >
> > >> bit of tweaking
> > >>
> > >> Patrick S. Harper | CISSP RHCT MCSE www.internetsecurityguru.com
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> > -----Original Message-----
> > >> > From: Peper Gisi [mailto:pgisi at ...14126...]
> > >> > Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 3:33 PM
> > >> > To: Dan Brummer; Patrick S. Harper;
> > >> > snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > >> > Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on
> > RHEL5
> > >> >
> > >> > I actually just had the same issue yesterday with CentOS5. I was
> > >> > using Patrick's directions and had to do a couple of things a
> > >> > little
> > >
> > >> > different like SELinux comes after the reboot. I have tried
> > >> > everything that I could think of and still get the same error
> that
> > > Dan is getting.
> > >> > I took the box back to 4.4 and no issues ... except fort
> importing
> > >> > the GPG key for NTOP but that is unrelated.
> > >> >
> > >> > Peper
> > >> >
> > >> > ________________________________
> > >> >
> > >> > From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net on behalf of Dan
> > >> > Brummer
> > >> > Sent: Fri 5/11/2007 2:20 PM
> > >> > To: Patrick S. Harper; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > >> > Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on
> > RHEL5
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > Yea this is very confusing.  This is a brand new installation of
> > >> > RHEL5 with the latest updates from RHN via yum.
> > >> >
> > >> > -Dan
> > >> >
> > >> > -----Original Message-----
> > >> > From: Patrick S. Harper
> [mailto:patrick at ...4250...]
> > >> > Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 1:17 PM
> > >> > To: Dan Brummer; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > >> > Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on
> > RHEL5
> > >> >
> > >> > I have the same setup in my lab and it worked for me.  I have
> not
> > >> > gotten a copy of the real RHEL 5 yet though, I am running on
> > CentOS
> >
> > >> > 5.  That should not make a difference though
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > > -----Original Message-----
> > >> > > From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net
> > >> > > [mailto:snort-users- bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf
> Of
> > >> > > Dan Brummer
> > >> > > Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 1:14 PM
> > >> > > To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > >> > > Subject: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on
> RHEL5
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Hello,
> > >> > > I'm trying to install Snort 2.6.1.4 from source on a RHEL5
> > server.
> > >
> > >> > > I get the following error:
> > >> > >
> > >> > > ERROR!  Libpcap library/headers not found
> > >> > >
> > >> > > I currently have libpcap installed by RPM:
> > >> > > rpm -qa |grep libpcap
> > >> > > libpcap-0.9.4-8.1
> > >> > > libpcap-devel-0.9.4-8.1
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Here's a list of the libpcap files:
> > >> > > /usr/include/pcap-bpf.h
> > >> > > /usr/include/pcap-namedb.h
> > >> > > /usr/include/pcap.h
> > >> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.a
> > >> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.so
> > >> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.so.0
> > >> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.so.0.9
> > >> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.so.0.9.4
> > >> > >
> > >> > > I've tried running ./configure with '--with-libpcap-
> > >> > > includes=/usr/include --with-libpcap-libraries=/usr/lib' and
> > >> > > still
> > >
> > >> > > expierence the error.  Any help on this would be greatly
> > > appreciated.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Thank you.
> > >> > > Daniel Brummer
> > >> > > Vegas.com Network Engineer I
> > >> >
> > >> >
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