[nycbug-talk] some C help?
spork at bway.net
Fri Mar 23 15:37:49 EDT 2007
On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Mar 2007, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
>> This bug is pretty well documented in a ticket I opened with the NetBSD
>> folks on the default size of the "snaplen" size being determined based on
>> the presence of the IPv6 at compile-time v.s. run-time v.s "-i" argument.
Here's the answer to my bug report over at FreeBSD.
State-Changed-When: Fri Mar 23 06:43:45 UTC 2007
Please raise this with the tcpdump maintainers, they can change this and
we can import the new version if needed. Since this is a
vendor/contributed item, we are not going to change that locally.
Want to tag-team the tcpdump people? :)
>> -s 96 or -s 128 for the win.
> I told you guys I move slowly...
> I actually didn't want to touch spamlogd so I recompiled tcpdump with SPAPLEN
> set to 96 for v4 or v6. I'll need to see if there's a PR on this with
> FreeBSD and if not file one referencing your NetBSD report.
> All seems well:
> Mar 22 03:03:31 slimjim spamlogd: invalid ip address 10.10.10
> <restart spamlogd after rebuilding tcpdump>
> Mar 22 20:53:25 slimjim spamlogd: outbound 10.10.10.3
> [root at slimjim /usr/src/usr.sbin/tcpdump]# spamdb
> WHITE|10.10.10.3|||1174611205|1174611205|1177721605|1|0 <<-- bingo
> [root at slimjim /usr/src/usr.sbin/tcpdump]#
> Thanks again,
>>>>> Mar 10 00:09:24 slimjim spamlogd: invalid ip address 10.10.10
>>>>> Note the lack of the final octet.
>>>>> This is (I hope) the area where spamlogd parses the output of tcpdump:
>>>> yes, it is, but no need to analyze it...
>>>> it does its job correctly.
>>>>> That chunk makes very little sense to me.
>>>>> Can anyone give me a quick shove in the right direction?
>>>> ...and the reason yours is failing is not because of that chunk of code,
>>>> but rather your pflog interface. it should look like:
>>>> [blah] 10.10.10.9.XXXX > 10.10.10.10.25: [blah]
>>>> where XXXX is an ephemeral port...basically your log is dropping the
>>>> port number. why? i don't know - what does your pf rule look like?
>>> oh, and i'll add that -current (and 4.1) doesn't spawn tcpdump any more,
>>> but uses pcap directly....plus lots of other yummy features - ask for
>>> the port to get upgraded ;)
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>> -lava (Brian A. Seklecki - Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
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