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

Mike Ferguson mikemikeferg at ...2420...
Thu May 13 11:33:06 EDT 2010


Classic!

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...435...> wrote:

> 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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