[Snort-users] [Snort-devel] Snort 2.8.6 RC Now Available

Ryan Jordan ryan.jordan at ...1935...
Mon Apr 26 14:07:50 EDT 2010


Disregard the subject line. This is the actual Snort 2.8.6 release,
*not* the RC.

-Ryan

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 1:27 PM, Snort Releases <snortreleases at ...950...> wrote:
> Snort 2.8.6 is now available on snort.org, at
> http://www.snort.org/downloads/
>
> Snort 2.8.6 introduces:
>
>   * Updates to HTTP Inspect to allow server-specific configurations
>     to normalize the HTTP header and/or cookies have been added.
>
>   * Updates to HTTP Inspect to support gzip decompression across
>     multiple packets.  Enable via --enable-zip during the build.
>     This is enabled by default in the Win32 platform build.
>
>   * New Sensitive Data preprocessor, which performs detection of
>     Personally Identifiable Information (PII).  A new rule option is
>     available to define new PII.  See README.sensitive_data and the
>     Snort Manual for configuration details.
>
>   * Added a new pattern matcher and related configurations.  The new
>     pattern matcher is optimized to use less memory and perform at
>     AC speed.  Use the following configuration options in your
>     snort.conf to take advantage of the improved pattern matcher.
>
>     config detection: search-method ac-split, max-pattern-len 20,
> search-optimize
>
>   * Update to use the version 4.1.1 of WinPcap for Win32 platforms.
>
> Please see the Release Notes and ChangeLog for more details.
>
> Please submit bugs, questions, and feedback to snort-beta at ...3990...
>
> Happy Snorting!
> The Snort Release Team
>
>
>
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