[Snort-users] 18.104.22.168 beta has been released!
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Thu Aug 10 14:56:29 EDT 2017
> 22.214.171.124 beta has been released!
> Join us as we welcome Snort 126.96.36.199 to the family, in beta form!
> Right of the bat, you will notice that we are going from 188.8.131.52 to
> 184.108.40.206, skipping over 220.127.116.11. Just to clarify, 18.104.22.168 was an
> internal only release. We decided not to ship it to the public because
> timing of back to back 2.9.10 and 2.9.11 releases, and thought it
> would be better for the community to just release one instead of two.
> All 2.9.10 features and fixes are in 2.9.11, so you're not missing
> anything, just making it easier on the community.
> We will be modifying the EOL slightly, as we are going to be keeping
> versions around a little longer. We aren't quite sure what this will
> look like yet, but rest assured we will be updating the blog when we do.
> Here's some release notes:
> * New additions
> o Changes to eliminate Snort restart when there are changes to
> the memory allocated for preprocessors, by releasing unused or
> least recently used memory when needed.
> * Improvements
> o Enhanced RTSP metadata parsing to match the user-agent field
> to detect RTSP traffic over Windows Media.
> o Performance improvement when SYN rate limit has reached and
> drop is configured as next action
> o Control-socket and side-channel support for FreeBSD platform.
> o Fixed an issue where IoQ driver was getting into bad state due
> to non-graceful exit.
> o Fixed issue in file signature lookup for retransmitted FTP packet.
> o Enhanced the processing of SIP/RTP future flows without
> ignoring them.
> o Changes made in PDF/SWF decompression by adding boundary to
> the size of the decompressed data.
> o Added a null check to prevent copy unless debugHostIp is
> configured in AppId.
> o Fixed issue where FTP file type block doesn't work for retried
> o Resolved issue where Snort is inappropriately handling traffic
> for which AppId was creating future flow.
> o Performance improvements for SIP/RTP audio and video data flow
> in AppId.
> o Performance and stability improvements in FTP preprocessor
> like incorrect referencing of ftp_data_session after its pruned.
> o Stability improvement by resolving valgrind reported issues in
> o Improved flushing mechanism for HTTP POST header.
> Check out Snort 22.214.171.124, available for download on our site
> <mailto:jesler at cisco.com>
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