[Snort-users] Snort 2.0.6 is available!

Jeremy Hewlett jh at ...1935...
Thu Dec 18 10:32:48 EST 2003

Snort 2.0.6 is now available, this release includes the following

* 64-bit update for detection engine. (Thanks, Silio d'Angelo)
* Added better PPP decoding.  (Thanks Jesper Peterson)
* Updated ip_proto optimization for high-speed detection engine.
* Fixed infinite loop problem that was introduced by the recursive
  pattern matching patch.  Reported by Lawrence Reed, thanks for
  testing out the changes for us!
* Various changes to help respond (version 1) work a little better.
* spp_http_decode 64-bit patch from Dirk Mueller.
* Out-of-order ACK problem from Andrew Rucker.  Also, updated stream4
  to the most recent version from HEAD.
* Minor fixes to tagging related to 'src' and 'dst' directives
* When counting one byte patterns in 'ningroup' added a check for
* psLen==1 (wu-manber pattern matcher).  Thanks Josh Sakofsky and
  Dennis McGuire for helping us test this.

Please note that this is the last release of the 2.0 branch. We are
asking the everyone upgrade to 2.1.0 (to be released today) at their

The Snort Team.

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