[Oisf-users] suricata update error

Giannis Tzagarakis gtzagarakis at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 15:03:02 UTC 2012


I'm going to update suricata to V1.2.1
and I'm getting the following error:

     Reading package lists... Done
     Building dependency tree
     Reading state information... Done
     suricata is already the newest version.
     0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
     1 not fully installed or removed.
     After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
     Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
     Setting up snort ( ...
      * Stopping Network Intrusion Detection System  
snort                                                *  - No running 
snort instance found
      * Starting Network Intrusion Detection System  
snort                    [fail]
     invoke-rc.d: initscript snort, action "start" failed.
     dpkg: error processing snort (--configure):
      subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit 
status 1
     No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
Errors were encoun                    tered while processing:
     E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Do you have any idea about?


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