[Snort-users] Snort IPv6

Chas Tomlin cet at ...11331...
Thu Feb 2 07:45:09 EST 2006


We've been running IPv6 snort for a while modified by Ken Renard.

Chas


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> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:snort-users-
> admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Eric Hines
> Sent: 02 February 2006 14:57
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] Snort IPv6
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> Community:
> 
> Recently, OMB (Office of Management and Budget) issued a mandate that
> all federal agencies be IPv6 compliant by 2008. This sparks the
question
> of federal and military organizations who will be going through an
IPv6
> roll-out as to when Snort will have support for IPv6 addressing.
> 
> I understand that previous attempts were made to make modifications to
> the Snort core for support of IPv6 but were abandoned and whether or
not
> they are still being worked on is in question.
> 
> My understanding is that support of IPv6 will require a rewrite of
some,
> if not all, of Snort's Preprocessors and IPv6 support furthermore, can
> not be done simply with the use of a Preprocessor, rather
modifications
> to the Snort core itself.
> 
> Does anyone have any insight in to these efforts or can anyone answer
> intelligently to this issue. Does anyone know of a project currently
> being developed or worked on that is working towards this effort?
> 
> 
> 
> Best Regards,
> 
> Eric Hines, GCIA, CISSP
> CEO, President
> Applied Watch Technologies, LLC
> 
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