[Bro-Dev] Hui Lin_Where is Binpac warning for Bro 2.0

Hui Lin (Hugo) hlin33 at illinois.edu
Fri Dec 9 17:15:38 PST 2011

That is cruel!

I remember that at the very beginning, I saw some exception generated by
binpac which is related to some value range.

In this afternoon, I check some cc code generated by binpac code, it seems
that Binpac will generate some exception such as out-of-bound, string
length and so on. I probably regard them as the exception throwed by

Anyway, the news is cruel to me and I have to put those checks into Bro

Does binpac++ will do something like this?



On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Seth Hall <seth at icir.org> wrote:

> On Dec 9, 2011, at 5:40 PM, Hui Lin (Hugo) wrote:
> > That is a  really bad news for me. Then I have to spend much much more
> time to rewrite &check condition into Bro's script which is sometimes hard
> to do.
> >
> > Is there any future plan to activate &check statement again?
> Are you sure that this was working previously?  I don't think that the
> &check attribute has ever actually been implemented in binpac (at least the
> functionality of the &check statement.
>  .Seth
> --
> Seth Hall
> International Computer Science Institute
> (Bro) because everyone has a network
> http://www.bro-ids.org/

Hui Lin
Research Assistant
DEPEND Research Group, ECE Department
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
hlin33 at illinois.edu
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