Snort 2.8.4 is now available
Posted on 08 April 2009.
Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB probes, OS fingerprinting attempts, and much more.

Snort 2.8.4 introduces:
  • A revised DCE/RPC preprocessor with more rule options - With the new DCE/RPC preprocessor, there will be a number of updates to the rules. Please be sure to update your rules to the latest when that package is available (next few days).
  • Support for IPv6 in Frag3 and all application preprocessors
  • Improved target-based support in preprocessors
  • Option to automatically pre-filter traffic that is not inspected in order to improve performance
  • Several other improvements and fixes.
Get Snort 2.8.4 here.





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