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Bug 1361214

Summary: netsniff-ng: wrong stats when pkt_type filter is enabled
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Reporter: Paolo Abeni <pabeni>
Component: netsniff-ngAssignee: Eric Garver <egarver>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: xmu
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Version: 7.3CC: mleitner, pabeni, xmu
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Description Paolo Abeni 2016-07-28 14:06:02 UTC
When a packet type filter is used, netsniff-ng shows wrong results for both 'dropped' and 'unread' packets on exit.

the first scenario, for a reproducer

Comment 1 Paolo Abeni 2016-07-29 09:35:30 UTC
fixed upstream with the commit:

commit da6e1d1108ad22d68ccbff07fb569afebb265bf7
Author: Paolo Abeni <>
Date:   Wed Jul 27 15:59:08 2016 +0200

    netsniff-ng: Account skipped packets as 'seen' and 'dropped'

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-04 06:14:06 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.