Managing Security with Snort & IDS Tools

Errata for Managing Security with Snort & IDS Tools

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 10
3rd paragraph

Secure Shell (SSH) uses port 22 and NOT 23, that is for telnet

Anonymous   
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Page 11
Last paragraph

The TFTP port is port 69 and NOT 79

Anonymous   
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Page 17
Figure 2-4

The third entry in the figure is missing the entry "Acknowledgement number"

Anonymous   
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Page 33

http://winsnort.com should be http://www.winsnort.com Page 62 is looking for libwhisker. Alternate - http://sourceforge.net/projects/whisker/ Page 72 is a compilation - same Alternate - http://sourceforge.net/projects/whisker/ Chapter 4, p.72 and Appendix C, p.252 http://www.ideahamster.org/projects/operationaltools.htm These are looking for the isecom security tools. Alternate - http://www.isecom.org/projects/toolsandtemplates.shtml

Anonymous   
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Page 72
Sites of Interest

The line for "Packetstromsecurity" should read "Packetstormsecurity". The "o" and the "r" are transposed.

Anonymous   
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Page 99
3rd paragraph

"support for MySQL is included by adding --with-odbc" it should be "support for ODBC is included..." Chapter 8, p.138 http://www.snortsam.net/files/snort-plugin/ We can change this to the general download page - http://www.snortsam.net/download.html

Anonymous   
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Page 188
last paragraph

"... and select the time periord for the ..." should be "... and select the time period for the ..."

Anonymous   
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Page 190
2nd paragraph

"in the futuer" should be "in the future" Chapter 12, p.209 and Appendix C, p.253 http://www.silicondefense.com http://www.silicondefense.com/software/snortsnarf An alternate is the Snort website's download section - http://www.snort.org/dl/contrib/data_analysis/snortsnarf/ Not sure what's going on with silicon defense Chapter 13, p.223 http://squil.sourceforge.net should be: http://sguil.sourceforge.net/ Appendix C, p.252 http://www.wiretrip.net/rfp/lw.asp Same as libwhisker link, above - http://sourceforge.net/projects/whisker/ Appendix C, p.253 http://www.oinkmaster.sourceforge.net The "www" seems to be the problem. Alternate - http://oinkmaster.sourceforge.net/

Anonymous