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Snort installation

I've been working on installing and setting up snort-mysql on a server
tonight, and noticed that the default apt-get installation leaves snort
unable to run.

It appears that when I did a chmod o-rwx /etc/snort/snort.conf it made
it so that snort couldn't read it's own config file. (I ran the chmod to
try and protect my passwords, since I'm running snort-mysql and have to
include the db username and password if I expect it to use the db any.)
After doing a "chown -R snort:snort /etc/snort/", it was happy and I
could start it using the /etc/init.d script again. /var/log/messages
and "ps ax | grep snort" show it successfully running in the background

So, my thoughts were, shouldn't the debian package set the permissions
up like this by default? Is this worth filing a bug report about? If
there's something I'm overlooking, I'd appreciate hearing about that


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