[Zeek] Segmentation Fault on Zeek 3.0.0

Jon Siwek jsiwek at corelight.com
Mon Sep 30 09:37:07 PDT 2019

Can you provide more information on how to reproduce the issue (exact
scripts/plugins/pcaps that crash every time) ?  There's still a bug in
Zeek to fix here, but just adding `-t` and trying a few things hasn't
triggered it for me.

- Jon

On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 7:57 PM TQ <nothinrandom at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Jon,
> Thanks for guidance on this!  You are absolutely right.  If I remove "-t ~/Desktop/logs/output.log", then that segmentation fault goes away.  I have not a clue why as it works fine for 2.6.2.  I thought something was wrong with the actual code.  Again, thanks for helping out with this!
> Thanks,
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 5:16 PM Jon Siwek <jsiwek at corelight.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 9:47 AM TQ <nothinrandom at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > cd ~/Desktop/logs/ && sudo rm -f *.log && zeek -C -t ~/Desktop/logs/output.log -r ~/Desktop/pcap/ testPlugin1_pcap_1.pcapng
>> The `-t` option isn't commonly used and could see it accidentally
>> breaking without anyone noticing.  It does still seem to work for me,
>> but you might try removing it to see if it makes a difference.
>> But the best thing would be if you can provide the full directions to
>> be able to reproduce the segfault -- e.g. the plugin/script code along
>> with pcap and command-line you're using.
>> If you can't share those, then next best thing would be if you can run
>> in a debugger (gdb, lldb) and share a stack trace of the segfault.
>> - Jon

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