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

Joel Esler jesler at ...435...
Thu May 13 11:34:26 EDT 2010


No problem.

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:32 AM, Seth Art <sethsec at ...2420...> wrote:

> Working now.  Thanks!
>
> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:11 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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> >> >
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