[Bro] Bro crash with "bro: out of memory in new"

Vern Paxson vern at icir.org
Tue Jul 15 09:42:12 PDT 2008

> Your host ran out of memory :)
> There are a couple of ways that I know of to compensate for this  
> happening regularly ...

Actually, in this case it's different.  The analyzer is reading a length
value and allocating a buffer of that size, but the length is garbage and
the analyzer is coming up with a huge value which it then tries to malloc.


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