[Snort-users] Snort 2.3.3 available

Eric Maheo eric.maheo at ...8860...
Sun Apr 24 19:20:59 EDT 2005

I think the new preprocessor should be disabled by default otherwise if
you use a snort.conf 2.3.3 with a snort < 2.3.3 your snort won't start
(it can be tricky...).


Eric Maheo
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> Good evening, Snorters!
> Snort v2.3.3 has been officially released. This release covers two
> points, listed below:
> * Issues with suppressing sfPortscan Open Ports have been fixed.
> * Added a new mini-preprocessor to catch the X-Link2State
>   vulnerability.  This preprocessor can be configured to drop the
>   offending connection when in Inline-mode. Please read snort.conf or
>   the snort manual for more details.  This preprocessor is enabled by
>   default in snort.conf.
> Snort tarballs and RPMS can be found at http://www.snort.org/dl/;
> Win32 distribution is not yet available, however we hope to have it up
> shortly.
> Thanks, and do have a great weekend!
> The Snort Team
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