Suricata 1.4.4 Released – A Network Intrusion Detection, Prevention and Security Monitoring System

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10 Responses

  1. rishi says:

    Hi there

    can you shed some light on suricata rules update, Below are the following doubts

    1. i wantto configure VRT rules with suricata
    2. when ever i download the rules , do i need to update the suricata.yaml file with the rule name


    • Ravi Saive says:

      I think yes, you should update the suricata.yaml file after every change you make..never tried this, but you should try and update us..

  2. Anil says:

    Hi Sir,

    Please tell me that can I install suricata on RHEL5.


  3. Muhammad Asif says:

    How to get rid of this issue.

    22/9/2014 — 10:57:49 – – [ERRCODE: SC_ERR_OPENING_RULE_FILE(41)] – opening rule file /etc/suricata/rules/dns-events.rules: No such file or directory.
    22/9/2014 — 10:57:56 – – [ERRCODE: SC_ERR_NOT_SUPPORTED(225)] – Eve-log support not compiled in. Reconfigure/recompile with libjansson and its development files installed to add eve-log support.
    22/9/2014 — 10:57:56 – – [ERRCODE: SC_ERR_PCAP_CREATE(21)] – Using Pcap capture with GRO or LRO activated can lead to capture problems.

    • Bernard Parinas says:

      ERRCODE 41 copy dns-events.rules from the extracted suricata source to /etc/suricata/rules/
      cp -r ~/suricata-version/rules/dns-events.rules /etc/suricata/rules/

      ERRCODE 225 compile libjansson from source before you install suricata:
      compile libjansson from source:
      tar xzvf jansson-2.7.tar.gz
      cd jansson-2.7
      make check
      sudo make install

      ERRCODE 21 to fix GRO & LRO warnings:
      sudo ethtool -K bond1 gro off
      sudo ethtool -K bond1 lro off

  4. steve says:

    The suricata run cmd gives undefined symbol:

    – what is missing please?:

    root@LinuxLaptop:/home/stevee# suricata -c /etc/suricata/suricata.yaml -i eth0

    5/4/2014 — 13:18:16 – – This is Suricata version 1.4.4 RELEASE
    5/4/2014 — 13:18:16 – – CPUs/cores online: 2
    suricata: symbol lookup error: suricata: undefined symbol: htp_config_set_query_case_insensitive

  5. Pavan says:

    Hi Dude,

    You mentioned about email alerts but there is no configuration given. can you please tell me how to configure alerts.


    • Ravi Saive says:

      I’ve checked dude, links are working correctly, can you download manually using wget command and then install it.

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