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Re: [Snort-sigs] [Snort-devel] Snort Now Available

From: L0rd Ch0de1m0rt <l0rdch0de1m0rt_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Nov 03 2010 - 13:25:26 GMT
To: Steven Sturges <>

I guess I'm confused here ... I thought "support" for Snort was
current version and current version minus 1. What you say says
"support" is current version and current version minus zero. When did
this happen?

-L0rd C.

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 5:34 PM, Steven Sturges
<> wrote:
> There was an issue in that HTTP inspect wasn't correctly handling
> raw vs. stream reassembled packets when looking at HTTP response
> data. This fix is included in 2901 -- refer to ChangeLog (changes
> to hi_client.c/hi_server.c).
> As to the support of 2.8.6, with the release of 2.9.0, 2.8.6.x
> is no longer supported. When there is a new "3 digit" release no
> further patches are made to the previous version of Snort.
> On 11/1/2010 1:05 PM, L0rd Ch0de1m0rt wrote:
>> Hello. Does this release fix the issue where the HTTP pre-processor
>> wasn't properly examining reassembled data across fragmented packets?
>> (I don't know the exact cause of the bug - maybe it was the other way
>> around and Stream5 wasn't properly doing the reassebly.) It was
>> announced that there would be a patch for that issue, just want to see
>> if this is it. If so, when can we expect the patch be
>> released? is still supported, right?
>> Thanks!
>> -L0rd C.
>> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 11:45 AM, Snort Releases <> wrote:
>>> Snort is now available on, at
>>> 2.9.0 RC & later packages are signed with a new PGP key
>>> (that is signed with the previous key).
>>> Snort addresses the following:
>>> * Fixed maximum flowbits configuration parsing to specify the number
>>> of bits in accordance with the Snort manual, rather than number of
>>> bytes. If you have 'config flowbits_size' in your snort.conf,
>>> double check that it has the correct setting.
>>> * Fixed a packet size issue with the IPQ and NFQ DAQs.
>>> * Fixed issue with Stream5 overlap limit processing.
>>> * Updated the version of LibPCRE bundled with the Windows installer.
>>> This update fixes a bug that caused some PCRE matches to fail
>>> on Windows.
>>> Please see the Release Notes and ChangeLog for more details.
>>> Please submit bugs, questions, and feedback to
>>> Happy Snorting!
>>> The Snort Release Team
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