[Snort-users] Snort has different IPs than Wireshark

Billy Marshall Billy.Marshall at ...9988...
Tue Nov 30 14:42:45 EST 2010

Hi Russ,
You are absolutely correct. After some investigation it is base causing
the issues. I discovered that the database has the addresses correctly
stored and a dump form tcpdump and snort produce correct outputs. A
colleague of mine and I discovered Base has a small bug. It is detailed
in the attached document.
Base version is 1.4.4


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>>> Russ Combs <rcombs at ...1935...> 11/30/2010 11:26 AM >>>
Just looking at your pcap it is hard to say but Snort and Wireshark are
in agreement on the addresses so maybe it is a Base issue.

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Billy Marshall
<Billy.Marshall at ...9988...> wrote:

I have a massive amount of alerts that seem peculiar. Wireshark payload
dump from Snort has South African addresses but snort has RFC 1816

Base output

DOS tcpdump tcp LDP print zero length message denial of service attempt

2010-11-24 06:00:01 
10.xxx.xxx.115 (
10.xxx.xxx.15 (

whois info:

Src Dst

ZA, South Africa

Any Ideas

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