[Snort-devel] Snort++ Build 172 Available Now

Snort Releases snortreleases at ...835...
Fri Oct 2 09:58:53 EDT 2015

Snort++ build 172 is now available on snort.org.  This is the latest
monthly update of the downloads.  You can also get the latest updates from
github (snortadmin/snort3) which is updated weekly.

Bug Fixes:

* apply ppm.fastpath config correctly
* fix file_decomp error logic
* enable active response without flow
* fix metadata:service to work like 2x
* fixed issues when building with LINUX_SMP
* fixed frag tracker accounting
* fix Xcode builds
* don't apply cooked verdicts to raw packets
* fixed build error with valgrind build option
* fix breakloop in file daq
* fix plain file processing
* fix detection of stream_user and stream_file data
* fix chunked manual install
* fix OpenBSD build
* fix dev guide builds from top_srcdir
* fixed build of chunked manual (thanks to Bill Parker for reporting the issue)
* fixed cmake build issue with SMP stats enabled
* fixed compiler warnings
* fixed u2spewfoo build issue
* dns bug fix for tcp

Doc Updates:

* update manual related to liblzma
* update bug list
* update where to get dnet
* update usage

Build Changes:

* move extra daqs and extra hext logger to main source tree
* move non-ethernet codecs to extras
* removed unused control socket defines from cmake
* cleanup *FLAGS use in configure.ac
* change configure.ac compiler search order to prefer clang over gcc

Test Changes:

* convert check unit tests to catch
* added --catch-tags [footag],[bartag] for unit test selection
* add cpputest for unit testing

Other Changes:

* implement 116:281 decoder rule
* updated snort2lua
* log innermost proto for type of broken packets
* new_http_inspect cookie processing updates
* updated error messages in u2spewfoo
* added strdup sanity checks (thanks to Bill Parker for reporting the issue)

Please submit bugs, questions, and feedback tobugs at ...835...  or the
Snort-Users mailing list.

Happy Snorting!
The Snort Release Team

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