[Snort-users] Worth upgrading from 2.8.5.2 to 2.8.5.3?

Andy Berryman aberryman at ...14765...
Wed Apr 7 12:33:37 EDT 2010


Is it possible to get you to expand further on your answer. Maybe, possibly including a short time frame. Like this month, this quarter, April 8th 2010, etc...  :) 

Thanks,
Andy 

-----Original Message-----
From: Nigel Houghton [mailto:nhoughton at ...1935...] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 11:29 AM
To: Andy Berryman
Cc: Matt Olney; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Worth upgrading from 2.8.5.2 to 2.8.5.3?

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 11:37 AM, Andy Berryman <aberryman at ...14758...> wrote:
> Do you guys know how long until 2.8.6 is ready?
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> Thanks,
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> Andy
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> From: Matt Olney [mailto:molney at ...1935...]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 10:15 AM
> To: Andy Berryman
> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Worth upgrading from 2.8.5.2 to 2.8.5.3?
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> At this point I'd say wait for 2.8.6.
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> Matt
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> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 10:47 AM, Andy Berryman <aberryman at ...14758...> wrote:
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> Is it worth the upgrade from 2.8.5.2 to 2.8.5.3? Only thing I see in the
> README on snort.org is:
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> "2010-02-12 - Snort 2.8.5.3
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> [*] Improvements
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>    * General code improvements and clean up in the rpc
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>      preprocessor related to the processing of Sun rpc data.
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>    * Fixed an issue where, under particular conditions, a reload
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>      of the Snort configuration file without a restart would
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>      cause Snort to stop responding."
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> Doesn't seem like it's worth it if you aren't using the RPC or reloading of
> the config file.
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> Thanks,
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> Andy Berryman
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