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Snort Cookbook

Errata for Snort Cookbook

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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
Printed
Page 19
In "DISCUSSION" first paragraph

And solder in a 23pF capacitor... Should read: And solder in a 22pF capacitor...

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
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Page 23
bottom, AirSnort entry

This is available from , but despite... should read: This is available from the above link, but despite...

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
Printed
Page 91
2nd-last code sample

var IRC_PORTS 6667:70001 should be: var IRC_PORTS 6667:7001

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
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Page 109
2nd-last paragraph

Immediately mark out known server, and... should read: Immediately mark out known servers and...

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
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Page 109
2nd-last paragraph

...you can determine with what ports and to whom your talk workstation has been communicating. should read: ...you can determine with what ports and to whom your workstation has been communicating.

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
Printed
Page 117
2nd paragraph

Replace "Then make the payload a little more accurate, ssing the keyword within" with "Then make the payload a little more accurate, using the keyword within" ^

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
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Page 235
first paragraph under Solution

If you want to reset any illegitimate connection attempts, use the resp keyword from Recipe 2.n. should read: If you want to reset any illegitimate connection attempts, use the resp keyword from Recipe 2.27.

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
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Page 235
second paragraph under Solution

If you want to call on an external program to perform some action, use the unixsock output plug-in from Recipe 2.n. should read: If you want to call on an external program to perform some action, use the unixsock output plug-in from Recipe 2.23.

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
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Page 241
6th paragraph (last)

"The unixsock alerting program from Recipe 2.n has ..." should read "The unixsock alerting program from Recipe 2.23 has ..." ^^

Anonymous    May 22, 2015
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Page 251
middle of page, list entry for "sdrop"

Drops the packet using Iptables but does not log itreplace should read: Drops the packet using Iptables but does not log it

Anonymous    May 22, 2015