[Snort-users] Could not stat dynamic module path "/usr/lib64/snort_dynamicrule"

Shane software.research.development at ...11827...
Sat Dec 17 20:08:04 EST 2011


I know this has been asked a million times, but I'm not finding what
I'm supposed to do to /usr/lib64/snort_dynamicrules directory which is
empty. I'm trying to get snort 2.9.0.5 started in IDS mode on gentoo
and getting the following error.

Any help much appreciated.


--- this is from /var/log/messages

Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: Found pid path directive (/var/run/snort)
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: Running in IDS mode
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:         --== Initializing Snort ==--
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: Initializing Output Plugins!
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: Initializing Preprocessors!
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: Initializing Plug-ins!
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: Parsing Rules file "/etc/snort/snort.conf"
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: PortVar 'HTTP_PORTS' defined :
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:  [ 80 ]
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: PortVar 'SHELLCODE_PORTS' defined :
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:  [ 0:79 81:65535 ]
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: PortVar 'ORACLE_PORTS' defined :
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:  [ 1521 ]
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: PortVar 'FTP_PORTS' defined :
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:  [ 21 ]
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]:
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: FATAL ERROR: parser.c(5245) Could
not stat dynamic module path "/usr/lib64/snort_dynamicrule": No such
file or directory.
Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy /etc/init.d/snort[6634]: ERROR: snort failed to start




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