[Nagiosplug-devel] segfault in patched check_ping

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Wed Oct 24 20:53:38 CEST 2007

Thomas Guyot-Sionnest wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nagiosplug-devel-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net
> [mailto:nagiosplug-
>> devel-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of GUILLON Gabriel
>> Sent: October 22, 2007 5:07
>> To: nagiosplug-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
>> Subject: [Nagiosplug-devel] segfault in patched check_ping
>> Hi,
>> I'm using nagios-plugins-1.4.3. I wanted check_ping to ping from an
>> aliased interface.
> This kind of support would better fit in check_icmp for various reasons,
> though it will be harder than simply adding a switch like you did ;)

Not very though. Get the ip, set it in the outgoing packet, send the
outgoing packet, hope the poor user wrote an IP he's actually got on his
system, read the response. Easy as pie. Sort of.

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
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