[Snort-users] Snort 2.8.6 on SPARC 64 OpenBSD from Port "bus error"

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Sun Dec 9 21:55:44 EST 2012


http://www.snort.org/docs

There is an openBSD Install doc at the link above.

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Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager
Sourcefire

On Dec 9, 2012, at 9:51 PM, Kaya Saman <kayasaman at ...11827...> wrote:

> Thanks for the response!
> 
> I tried installing snort 2.9.3.1 with Daq 1.1.1 however, upon running ./configure I got an error saying that libpcap library version >= 1.0.0  not found
> 
> Unfortunately since this seems to be unsupported on OpenBSD RELEASE I couldn't find any documentation on how to get over this hurdle.
> 
> As such I wasn't quite sure what to do?
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Kaya
> 
> 
> On 12/10/2012 02:32 AM, Joel Esler wrote:
>> The first suggestion you'll probably receive from anyone, especially me, will be to upgrade.  I know 2.9.4.0 works on OpenBSD, I can't vouch for 2.8.6
>> 
>> --
>> Joel Esler
>> Senior Research Engineer, VRT
>> OpenSource Community Manager
>> Sourcefire
>> 
>> On Dec 9, 2012, at 8:19 PM, Kaya Saman <kayasaman at ...11827...> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I'm running Snort 2.8.6 on OpenBSD 5.2 sparc64 platform.
>>> 
>>> My system is being used as a router/gateway/NAT/Firewall with multiple 
>>> VLANs, LACP and PPPoE for WAN connectivity.
>>> 
>>> I'm running this particular version of Snort because it was built 
>>> directly from Ports meaning that it is supported (all be it out of date).
>>> 
>>> (trunk0 is my LACP interface connected to my switch on ports bge2 and bge3)
>>> 
>>> If I run: snort -i trunk0 -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
>>> 
>>> or with -i set to any of my vlans I get the error: "bus error core dumped"
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Rebuilding with debugging active I have traced the error to this:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> cd /usr/ports/net/snort
>>> FLAVOR="mysql flexresp" make clean
>>> FLAVOR="mysql flexresp" make DEBUG=-g repackage reinstall
>>> gdb `which snort`
>>> set args -i trunk0 -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
>>> run
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Program received signal SIGBUS, Bus error.
>>> 0x0000000000149f64 in GetTimestamp (tvp=0x20bed8b3c, tz=0) at
>>> /usr/ports/pobj/snort-2.8.6-mysql-flexresp/snort-2.8.6/src/util.c:2657
>>> 2657        msec = tvp->tv_usec / 1000;
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> (gdb) bt full
>>> #0  0x0000000000149f64 in GetTimestamp (tvp=0x20bed8b3c, tz=0) at
>>> /usr/ports/pobj/snort-2.8.6-mysql-flexresp/snort-2.8.6/src/util.c:2657
>>>          lt = (struct tm *) 0x0
>>>          buf = 0x209c74660 ""
>>>          msec = 74103168
>>> #1  0x000000000016c30c in Database (p=0xffffffffffff76b0,
>>> msg=0x208b39280 "ET P2P Vuze BT UDP Connection (5)", arg=0x20b75f880,
>>> event=0x205cf6d64)
>>>      at
>>> /usr/ports/pobj/snort-2.8.6-mysql-flexresp/snort-2.8.6/src/output-plugins/spo_database.c:1145
>>>          data = (DatabaseData *) 0x20b75f880
>>>          query = (SQLQuery *) 0x2046ab980
>>>          root = (SQLQuery *) 0x2046ab980
>>>          timestamp_string = 0x0
>>>          insert_fields = 0x0
>>>          insert_values = 0x0
>>>          sig_name = 0x0
>>>          sig_class = 0x0
>>>          ref_system_name = 0x0
>>>          ref_node_id_string = 0x0
>>>          ref_tag = 0x0
>>>          packet_data = 0x0
>>>          packet_data_not_escaped = 0x0
>>>          select0 = 0x0
>>>          select1 = 0x0
>>>          insert0 = 0x0
>>>          i = 0
>>>          insert_fields_len = 0
>>>          insert_values_len = 21365344
>>>          ok_transaction = 0
>>>          ref_system_id = -2113895936
>>>          ret = 0
>>>          sig_id = 0
>>>          ref_id = 0
>>>          class_id = 0
>>>          class_ptr = (ClassType *) 0x0
>>>          refNode = (ReferenceNode *) 0x2033fd3c0
>>>          sig_rev = '\0' <repeats 15 times>
>>>          sig_sid = '\0' <repeats 15 times>
>>>          sig_gid = '\0' <repeats 15 times>
>>> #2  0x000000000014c62c in CallAlertFuncs (p=0xffffffffffff76b0,
>>> message=0x208b39280 "ET P2P Vuze BT UDP Connection (5)", head=0x20e33eb00,
>>>      event=0x205cf6d64) at
>>> /usr/ports/pobj/snort-2.8.6-mysql-flexresp/snort-2.8.6/src/detect.c:441
>>>          idx = (OutputFuncNode *) 0x20a284080
>>> #3  0x000000000014d744 in AlertAction (p=0xffffffffffff76b0,
>>> otn=0x205cf6c00, event=0x205cf6d64)
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I am no expert at debugging programs and I'm not sure what is going on 
>>> other then there seems to be an issue with:
>>> 
>>> GetTimeStamp in the util.c file
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Could anyone offer any assistance to get snort working?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I really would like to use the system as an IDS and already have setup 
>>> MySQL and Base, so to get working would be brilliant!
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Kaya
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