Bug 433321 - Incorrect snort configuration file
Summary: Incorrect snort configuration file
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: snort
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dennis Gilmore
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2008-02-18 17:04 UTC by Stjepan Gros
Modified: 2009-01-09 06:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 06:00:50 UTC

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Description Stjepan Gros 2008-02-18 17:04:09 UTC
Description of problem:

Incorrect parameters in the configuration file (snort.conf).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Every time snort is started in NIDS mode.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install snort.
2. Run snort with snort -d -h -c /etc/snort/snort.conf (change IP
network to match local network)
Actual results:

snort complains about:

RULE_PATH is set to /etc but no rules are installed (even if they are installed,
the path is wrong)

dynamicengine directive is set to /usr/lib64/dynamicengine/libsf_engine.so
instead of /usr/lib64/snort/dynamicengine/libsf_engine.so

Expected results:

SNORT should start to listen on a network and compare packets to signatures.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 09:51:34 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 06:00:50 UTC
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