[Snort-sigs] Snort 2.8.6.0 rules available to registered and subscribers for 30 days

Joel Esler jesler at ...435...
Thu May 13 11:11:47 EDT 2010


Seth,

Yes, I had someone report that to me earlier.  We are working on it.

J

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Seth Art <sethsec at ...2420...> wrote:

> SF,
>
> I think the 2860_s rule pack is missing from:
> http://www.snort.org/snort-rules/#rules.  At least it is for me.
>
> Also when using the link that automatically inserts the oinkcode (nice
> idea BTW) on this page: https://www.snort.org/account/oinkcode , the
> 2860_s link doesn't work, but the 2853_s link does.
>
> Anyone else see the same thing?
>
> -Seth
>
> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...435...>
> wrote:
> > All,
> > In light of the recent update to 2.8.6.0, we've been receiving a bunch of
> > feedback surrounding the inability to use 2.8.5.3 Shared Object rules
> with
> > the 2.8.6.0 codebase.  I'm sure everyone that follows the lists have seen
> a
> > bunch of emails recently about the segfaults people are receiving.
> > Since we are interested in having as many people as we can move up to the
> > new 2.8.6.0 codebase, what we've decided to do is release the 2.8.6.0
> > rulepack to both the subscribers and the registered users at the same
> time.
> > This one-time change in the VRT subscription model is so that everyone
> get
> > on the current rulepack and upgrade to 2.8.6.0 with the correct rulepack.
> >
> > The way this works is the following:
> > Registered users running 2.8.5.3
> > You can now update to 2.8.6.0, download the current rulepack and run the
> > latest 2.8.6.0 rules for the next 29 days (30 days from yesterday).  If
> you
> > wish to continue to receive the latest updates, you can of course
> > subscribe here.
> > Registered users running 2.8.5.3, not upgrading to 2.8.6.0
> > You can continue to use the 2.8.5.3 rules, however, we will not be
> providing
> > the SO rules that the subscribers get until about May 26th. (30 days
> after
> > the rulepack change).  So, essentially, there is no change for you.
> > Subscribers using 2.8.5.3
> > There is no change for you.  Keep using your 2853_s url.
> > Subscribers using 2.8.6.0
> > There is no change for you.  Keep using your 2860_s url.
> > We are doing this, not only so people won't hesitate to update to
> 2.8.6.0,
> > but also, because we believe its the right thing to do for our users.
> > Please review the changes in the rulepack names and how to download them
> on
> > the VRT Blog here.
> > Thanks!
> > Joel Esler
> >
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