[Snort-devel] Snort++ Build 197 Available Now

Snort Releases snortreleases at ...835...
Tue May 3 09:06:38 EDT 2016


Snort++ build 197 is now available on snort.org.  This is the latest 
monthly update available for download.  You can also get the latest 
updates from github (snortadmin/snort3) which is updated weekly.

Bug Fixes:

* cmake and pkgconfig fixes
* fixed clang, gcc, and icc, build warnings
* fix FreeBSD build
* fix building against LuaJIT using only pkg-config
* fix rule compilation for sticky buffers
* miscellaneous warning and lint cleanup
* update extras to better serve as examples
* cleanup use of protocol numbers and identifiers
* fixed so rule input / output
* fixed protocol numbering issues
* fixed 129:18
* fix session parsing abort handling
* perf_monitor config and format fixes
* new_http_inspect unicode initialization bug fix
* legacy search engine cleanup
* fix process stats output
* update extra version to alpha 4 - thanks to Henry Luciano
<cuncator at ...3650...> for reporting the issue
* fix unit tests
* fixed memory leaks
* fixed static analysis issues

Enhancements:

* use hwloc for CPU affinity
* cmake - check all dependencies before fatal error
* add configure --enable-address-sanitizer
* add configure --enable-code-coverage
* remove legacy/unused obfuscation api
* finished stream_tcp refactoring; starting on updates
* add dce rule options iface, opnum, smb, stub_data, tcp
* add dce option for byte_extract/jump/test
* initial side channel and file connector for high availability
* initial high availability for UDP
* new_http_inspect %u encoding and utf 8 bare byte
* add UTF-8 normalization for new_http_inspect
* unicode map file for new_http_inspect
* host_cache and host_tracker config and stats updates
* snort2Lua updates for preproc sensitive_data and sd_pattern option
* dce2 port continued - add dce packet fragmentation
* dce segmentation changes
* dce smb header checks port - non segmented packets
* memory manager updates
* added iterative pruning for out of memory condition
* added preemptive pruning to memory manager
* added thread timing stats to perf_monitor
* perf_monitor refactoring
* added file capture stats
* added packet_capture module
* DAQ interface refactoring
* updated catch headers to v1.4.0

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

Happy Snorting!
The Snort Release Team




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