[Snort-users] Availability of Snort v2.6.1 release candidate 1

Snort Releases snortreleases at ...950...
Thu Nov 2 14:54:47 EST 2006


Hi everybody,

The Snort Team is pleased to announce the availability of Snort v2.6.1
release candidate 1.  The software and source code is available at:

http://www.snort.org/dl/prerelease/

All feedback on the 2.6.1 release candidate should be sent to
snort-beta at ...3990...

2.6.1 will provide new functionality including the following:

* New pattern matcher with a significantly reduced memory footprint

* Introduction of stream5 for experimental use

* Improvements to stream4, including UDP session tracking and
optimizations for the reassembly buffer

* Handling for reassembly of SMB fragmented data in DCE/RPC

* An ssh preprocessor for experimental use

* Updated Snort decoder that can decode GRE encapsulated packets

* Output plugin to allow Snort to configure Aruba access control

And:

* Bug fixes and performance improvements

Happy Snorting!

The Snort Release Team
Sourcefire, Inc.





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