[Snort-users] 'conifg stateful' option

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Wed Nov 13 19:11:38 EST 2013


The stream4 stuff is not in the config.. it's all stream 5.  This
comment was up with the other config options (disable_decode_alerts,
ttcp_alerts, etc).



On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 11:59 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...> wrote:
> On 11/13/2013 6:17 PM, Jeremy Hoel wrote:
>> We noticed that our snort boxes didn't trigger on a rule that was
>> reported by an upstream provider.  Taking the pcaps and playing them
>> back against a stock snort.conf shows that the rule triggers. Once of
>> the differences between the configs is that ours included "config
>> stateful". From most of the documentation, this is a holdover from the
>> stream4 processor and we are configured to use stream5 (2.9.5.5), but
>> when that statement was in the config, the udp packets wouldn't
>> trigger the rule.  Comment it out and it did.
>
> do you still have any stream4 config stuff in your configs? i've been under the
> impression that since stream5 came out, all stream4 stuff should be completely
> removed from one's config...
>
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