Friday, April 10, 2009

Snort 2.8.4 is out!

Snort 2.8.4 has been released. From
Snort 2.8.4 is now available on, at

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

Happy Snorting!
The Snort Release Team
For more information about the new DCERPC rules, please see:

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