[Snort-devel] Snort 2.8.6 Beta Now Available
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Wed Dec 30 11:47:12 EST 2009
A beta version of Snort 2.8.6 is now available on snort.org, at
Snort 2.8.6 introduces:
* Updates to HTTP Inspect to allow server-specific configurations
to normalize the HTTP header and/or cookies have been added.
* Updates to HTTP Inspect Support gzip decompression across
multiple packets. Enable via --enable-zip during the build.
* Added a Sensitive Data preprocessor, which performs detection of
Personally Identifiable Information (PII). A new rule option is
available to define new PII. See README.sensitive_data and the
Snort Manual for configuration details.
* Added a new pattern matcher and related configurations. The new
pattern matcher is optimized to use less memory and perform at
Please see the Release Notes and ChangeLog for more details.
Please submit bugs, questions, and feedback to snort-beta at ...2780...
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