[Snort-users] Availability of Snort v2.6.1 final

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Thu Nov 16 17:09:19 EST 2006

Hi everybody,

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


2.6.1 provides 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


* Bug fixes and performance improvements

Happy Snorting!

The Snort Release Team
Sourcefire, Inc.

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