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LinuxSecurity.com: Snort Version 1.8.6 Released

Apr 12, 2002, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"This is the first official announcement of a new Snort version in several months and it contains a multitude of fixes over previous versions. While the official releases have gone very slowly lately, the development of snort has picked up immensely.

"1.8.4 and 1.8.5 both had bugs that were found right as we were ready to do a full release and represented good midway points but 1.8.6 should be the stable target...

"...The major "gotcha" with this release will be that rules with <- used as the direction operator are no longer accepted. This is a bug fix in that it was assumed to be -> before (unless you compiled with a specific define set)..."

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