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Article: 1611
From: Anthony Howe
Date: 2007-06-05 07:04:52 -0400
Subject: Re: milter-p0f error

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On Tue, 5 Jun 2007, Michal Zalewski wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Jun 2007, Anthony Howe wrote:
> 
>> > (sudden silence, sharp intake of breath, followed by much swearing)
> 
> Oh yup. I'm not entirely to blame, though - Mariusz Kozlowski contributed
> a patch that implemented diagnostic queries that return p0f status data,
> and I simply merged his patch without noticing this problem.
> 
> The change is that p0f_query has an additional field, 'type';
> unfortunately, I see no good way to address this right now without once
> again breaking backward compatibility.
> 
> You can either require p0f >2.0.8, or implement a kludge by sending a
> 'status' query and checking for a successful response; if it fails, you're
> dealing with older p0f, and need to use a shorter query struct. If it
> succeeds, we're all set.
> 
> The upside is that the status mode will allow you to check for p0f
> presence upon launch, and periodically query it for benchmark data...
> 
> Sorry for the mess,
> /mz

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