Friday, April 10, 2009

Snort 2.8.4 is out!

Snort 2.8.4 has been released. From http://www.snort.org/pub-bin/snortnews.cgi#864:
Snort 2.8.4 is now available on snort.org, at http://www.snort.org/dl/

Snort 2.8.4 introduces:

- A revised DCE/RPC preprocessor with more rule options

With the new DCE/RPC preprocessor, there will be a number of updates to the rules. Please be sure to update your rules to the latest when that package is available (next few days).

- Support for IPv6 in Frag3 and all application preprocessors

- Improved target-based support in preprocessors

- Option to automatically pre-filter traffic that is not inspected in order to improve performance

- Several other improvements and fixes

Please see the release notes and changelog for more details.

Please submit bugs, questions, and feedback to bugs@snort.org.

Happy Snorting!
The Snort Release Team
For more information about the new DCERPC rules, please see:
http://www.snort.org/vrt/advisories/vrt-rules-2009-04-08.html

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