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Snort 2.9.1 has been released, including Protocol Aware Flushing and IP Reputation Preprocessor

Aug 26, 2011, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Snort 2.9.1 introduces the following new capabilities:

  • Protocol aware reassembly support for HTTP and DCE/RPC preprocessors. Updates to Stream5 allowing Snort to more intelligently inspect HTTP and DCE/RPC requests and responses. See README.stream5 subsection related to Protocol Aware Flushing (PAF).
  • IP Reputation preprocessor, allowing Snort to blacklist or whitelist packets based on their IP addresses. This preprocessor is still in an experimental state, so please report any issues to the Snort team.

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