Snort 2.9.17 freeware

Snort benefits from large community support with significant contribution to the rule database, which guarantees its reliability. Whether you use it for real-time traffic analysis and logging or as an IDS / IPS appliance, it is a powerful network security tool that professional users are surely to appreciate.

Author Sourcefire, Inc.
Released 2020-10-30
Filesize 3.20 MB
Downloads 742
OS Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64, Windows 10, Windows 10 x64
Installation Instal And Uninstall
Keywords Intrusion, Network Protection, network, Intrusion Prevention, Intrusion Detection, Protection, Prevention, Detection
Users' rating
(17 rating)
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Snort freeware - The Latest Versions History
2.9.17 Oct 30, 2020 New Release New Additions:
Added support for s7Commplus protocol.
Support for allowing common names across rule options.
Added support to detect TCP Fast Open packets.
Improvements / Fix:
Added support for HTTP range field parsing to detect if HTTP response/request is indeed partial or full content.
Fixed TCP segment queue hole issue as per the RFC793 recommendation for OOO Ack packet handling.
Fixed multiple static analysis issues.
Miscellaneous SMB bug fixes. Aug 5, 2020 New Release New Additions:
Added support for GCC version 10.1.1.
Improvements / Fix:
Added packet counters to make sure flows with one-way data don't pend forever.
Fixed potential race condition between reload and exit path.
2.9.16 Apr 13, 2020 New Release New Additions:
Added support for early inspection of HTTP payload before flushing in pre-ack mode.
This feature can be enabled using fast_blocking in http inspect configuration.
Added 64-bit support for Windows 10 operating system.
Added support for glibc version 2.30.
Improvements / Fix:
Fixed file policy not working with character prefix in chunk size.
Updated the file magic to detect ALZ file types.
Addressed an issue when out-of-order FIN is received by dropping it.
Normalize randomly encoded nulls interspersed in the HTTP server response to UTF-8.

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