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Posted by:qnftjd
Subject:The size of all pcapdump file always 24 bytes!!!
Date:11:14:11 05/03/2012

The below log is from my kismet_server on desk-top pc.

========================================================================
INFO: Not running as root - will try to launch root control binary (/usr/lo
cal/bin/kismet_capture) to control cards.
INFO: Started kismet_capture control binary successfully, pid 14443
INFO: Reading from config file /usr/local/etc/kismet.conf
debug - 14442 - child creating ipc fdfd
INFO: No 'dronelisten' config line and no command line drone-listen
argument given, Kismet drone server will not be enabled.
INFO: Created alert tracker...
INFO: Creating device tracker...
INFO: Registered 80211 PHY as id 0
ERROR: Failed to open primary plugin directory (/usr/local/lib/kismet/):
No such file or directory
ERROR: Failed to open user plugin directory (/home/wipsensor/.kismet//plugi
ns/): No such file or directory
INFO: Kismet will spend extra time on channels 1,6,11
INFO: Kismet will attempt to hop channels at 3 channels per second unless
overridden by source-specific options
INFO: No specific sources named on the command line, sources will be read
from kismet.conf
INFO: Matched source type 'drone' for auto-type source 'drone'
INFO: Using default channel list 'n/a' on source 'drone'
INFO: Created source drone with UUID 057d7728-6455-11e1-bd92-30040c171802
INFO: Disabling channel hopping on source 'drone' because it is not
capable of setting the channel.
INFO: Will attempt to reopen on source 'drone' if there are errors
INFO: Created TCP listener on port 2501
INFO: Kismet drone framework disabled, drone will not be activated.
INFO: Inserting basic packet dissectors...
INFO: Allowing Kismet frontends to view WEP keys
INFO: Starting GPS components...
INFO: GPS support disabled in kismet.conf
ERROR: Could not open OUI file '/etc/manuf': No such file or directory
ERROR: Could not open OUI file '/usr/share/wireshark/wireshark/manuf': No
such file or directory
INFO: Opened OUI file '/usr/share/wireshark/manuf
INFO: Indexing manufacturer db
INFO: Completed indexing manufacturer db, 18600 lines 372 indexes
INFO: Creating network tracker...
ERROR: Kismet was not compiled with PCRE, cannot use 'ssidregex' option in
an apspoof filter
INFO: Creating channel tracker...
INFO: Registering dumpfiles...
INFO: Pcap logging for type pcapdump
INFO: Opened pcapdump log file
'/home/wipsensor/wips_log/Kismet-20120302-19-46-52-1.pcapdump'
INFO: Opened netxml log file
'/home/wipsensor/wips_log/Kismet-20120302-19-46-52-1.netxml'
INFO: Opened nettxt log file
'/home/wipsensor/wips_log/Kismet-20120302-19-46-52-1.nettxt'
INFO: Opened gpsxml log file
'/home/wipsensor/wips_log/Kismet-20120302-19-46-52-1.gpsxml'
INFO: Opened alert log file
'/home/wipsensor/wips_log/Kismet-20120302-19-46-52-1.alert'
INFO: Kismet starting to gather packets
INFO: Started source 'drone'
INFO: kismet_capture pid 14443 synced with Kismet server, starting service
loop
INFO: Kismet drone client connected to remote server "Kismet-Drone" using
protocol version 1
INFO: Saved data files
INFO: Saved data files
INFO: Saved data files
INFO: Saved data files
========================================================================

The below log is from my kismet_drone on remote OpenWRT.
========================================================================
ERROR: NOT spawning suid-root IPC capture control, because we are ALREADY
running as root. This is not the preferred method of running Kismet
because it prevents certain security features from operating.
INFO: Reading from config file /etc/kismet/kismet_drone.conf
INFO: Plugin system disabled by Kismet configuration file or command line
INFO: Setting drone connection buffer to 65535 bytes
INFO: Kismet will attempt to hop channels at 5 channels per second unless
overridden by source-specific options
INFO: No specific sources named on the command line, sources will be read from
kismet.conf
INFO: Matched source type 'ath9k' for auto-type source 'wlan0'
INFO: Using hardware channel list 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11, 11 channels on
source wlan0
INFO: Source 'wlan0' will attempt to create and use a monitor-only VAP instead
of reconfiguring the main interface
INFO: Created source wlan0 with UUID fac84470-6454-11e1-bf9c-156103c30632
INFO: Source 'wlan0' ignoring channel= in the source options because it is set
to hop, specify hop=false to lock to a specific channel.
INFO: Disabling channel hopping on source 'wlan0' because the source options
include hop=false
INFO: Source 'wlan0' will be locked to channel 6
INFO: Will attempt to reopen on source 'wlan0' if there are errors
INFO: Created Kismet drone TCP server on port 3501
INFO: Starting GPS components...
INFO: GPS support disabled in kismet.conf
INFO: Kismet drone starting to gather packets
ERROR: Source 'wlan0' doesn't have mac80211 support, disabling VAP creation of
default monitor mode VAP
INFO: Interface 'wlan0' is already marked as being in monitor mode, leaving it
as it is.
INFO: Started source 'wlan0'
========================================================================

As you can see, I have some pcapdump files.
But the size of all file is 24 bytes only and I can not see any packet on Wireshark.

What's wrong? Please give any hint!!!

Thank you for attention...


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