[Snort-devel] Snort 2.8.5 Beta Now Available

Steven Sturges steve.sturges at ...402...
Thu May 14 11:14:22 EDT 2009


Thanks... we'll look into it.

-s

rmkml wrote:
> Hi,
> First, Congratulations SF team for this new version!
> Im found a segfault with this new version with this rule:
>  alert tcp any any -> any any (msg:"snort v2.8.5 beta SegFault";
> content:"test"; within:; nocase; sid:987654321; rev:1;)
> Yes, within keyword don't have value! and snort crash with nocasei
> keyword...
> look my very simple snort.conf:
>  dynamicpreprocessor directory
> dynamic-preprocessors/build/usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/
>  dynamicengine dynamic-plugins/sf_engine/.libs/libsf_engine.so
>  preprocessor stream5_global: max_tcp 8192, track_tcp yes, track_udp no
> and sid 987654321 of course!
> 
> Please add my pseudo to Credits file and my company: Crusoe Researches.
> Happy Detect (snort,bro,azwalaro)
> Regards
> Rmkml
> Crusoe-Researches.com
> 
> 
> On Thu, 14 May 2009, Snort Releases wrote:
> 
>> A beta version of Snort 2.8.5 is now available on snort.org, at
>> http://www.snort.org/dl/
>>
>> Snort 2.8.5 introduces:
>>
>> - Ability to specify multiple configurations (snort.conf and everything
>>  it includes), bound either by Vlan ID or IP Address.  This allows you
>>  to run one instance of Snort with multiple snort.conf, rather than
>>  having separate processes.
>>
>> - Continued inspection of traffic while reloading a configuration.
>>  Add --enable-reload option to your configure script prior to building.
>>
>> - Rate Based Attack prevention for Connection Attempts, Concurrent
>>  Connections, and improved rule/event filtering.  See README.filters
>>  for details.
>>
>> - SSH preprocessor (no longer experimental)
>>
>> - Performance improvements in various places
>>
>> Please see the Release Notes and ChangeLog for more details.
>>
>> Please submit bugs, questions, and feedback to snort-beta at ...2780...
>>
>> Happy Snorting!
>> The Snort Release Team
> 




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