[Snort-devel] Snort 2.8.5 Beta Now Available

Todd Wease twease at ...402...
Fri May 15 11:36:25 EDT 2009


Hi Wally,

Yes, the option has been removed.  Snort will cleanup memory regardless
now at exit.

Todd


Jason Wallace wrote:
> I notice the --enable-memory-cleanup ./configure option is missing.
> Has this been removed?
>
> Wally
>
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 11:14 AM, Russ Combs <rcombs at ...402...> wrote:
>   
>> Thanks for reporting this issue.  We've already opened a bug on this and are
>> working on a fix.
>>
>> Russ
>>
>> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 9:39 AM, rmkml <rmkml at ...879...> 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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