Re: Snort Installation Problem

From: Patrick Duane Dunston (duane@sukkha.homeip.net)
Date: 09/25/01


Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 14:43:47 -0400 (EDT)
From: Patrick Duane Dunston <duane@sukkha.homeip.net>
To: <security-discuss@linuxsecurity.com>
Subject: Re: Snort Installation Problem
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0109251441310.15018-100000@ilm25-40-047.ec.rr.com>

You need to download the libpcap library from your distros website or its
homepage. http://www-nrg.ee.lbl.gov

On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, the sunlover2 wrote:

> Hi,
> I got a problem to install Snort. Here is the error message when make is
> running (libpcap-0.4 is loaded before the installation):
>
> ////////////////////////////////////////////////////
>
> [root@localhost snort-1.8.1-RELEASE]# make
> gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I. -I/usr/include/pcap -DENABLE_SSL -g -O2
> -Wall
> -c snort.c
> In file included from snort.c:45:
> snort.h:31:18: pcap.h: No such file or directory
> snort.h:32:21: net/bpf.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from snort.c:45:
> snort.h:69:25: pcap-namedb.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from snort.h:194,
> from snort.c:45:
> decode.h:30:18: pcap.h: No such file or directory
> In file included from snort.h:194,
> from snort.c:45:
> decode.h:48:25: pcap-namedb.h: No such file or directory
> make: *** [snort.o] Error 1
> [root@localhost snort-1.8.1-RELEASE]#
>
> ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
>
> The similar problem also occurs when I tried to install Snort on Solaris.
>
>
> Please help. Thank you in advance!
>
> Thanks!
>
> Alex C.
> SCNA,SCSA,SSAT,MCSE,MCP+I
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>
>
>
> >From: Patrick Duane Dunston <duane@sukkha.homeip.net>
> >Reply-To: security-discuss@linuxsecurity.com
> >To: "'security-discuss@linuxsecurity.com'"
> ><security-discuss@linuxsecurity.com>
> >Subject: RE: name servers
> >Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 14:12:00 -0400 (EDT)
> >
> > > I haven't seen anyone mention it but how about a distro like WireX's
> > > Immunix which adds security by blocking common attacks via StackGuard,
> > > FormatGuard etc. rather than by being secure by default.
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >THat goes back to the discusson of no OS is 100% secure because, correct
> >me if I am wrong, but StackGuard and FormatGuard doesn't seem to protect
> >against a web directory traversal, for example. Or does it? I am not
> >sure. Actually my response is a question. I just don't feel like typing
> >this over. 8-)
> >
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