[Snort-users] Error in snort.conf for snort

Matt Watchinski mwatchinski at ...1935...
Wed Jun 27 11:31:01 EDT 2012

While the tds port is bound to 1521, content connections are given a
dynamic port after connect, which can be anything above 1024:


On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Paul Schmehl <pauls at ...6838...> wrote:

> I just upgraded one of our sensors to  I was reviewing the
> snort.conf file to see what changes might need to be made in our conf file.
> I noticed that the portvar ORACLE_PORTS had been changed from 1521 to 1024.
> Is this an oversight?  Or does Sourcefire know something I don't know.
> AFAIK the Oracle default port has not changed and is still 1521.
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Matthew Watchinski
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