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

L0rd Ch0de1m0rt l0rdch0de1m0rt at ...2420...
Thu May 13 11:35:22 EDT 2010


LOL!

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Mike Ferguson <mikemikeferg at ...2420...> wrote:
> 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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>>> >
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