Thursday, January 6, 2011

VRT Rule Update Available Now and EOL of Snort 2.8.6.0

The Vulnerability Research Team of Sourcefire just released another rule pack for the following versions of Snort:

  • 2.8.6.1
  • 2.9.0.0
  • 2.9.0.1
  • 2.9.0.2
  • 2.9.0.3

As announced back in October, and in accordance with our End of Life Policy, January 2nd was the end of life for VRT rules for 2.8.6.0.

We encourage all Snort Users that are using legacy versions of Snort (2.8.6.0 and below) to upgrade to the most current version (2.9.0.3).

Snort is available for download at http://www.snort.org/snort-downloads?.

In order to subscribe now to the VRT's newest rule detection functionality, you can subscribe for as low as $29 US dollars a year for personal users, be sure and see our business pricing as well at http://www.snort.org/store.  Be sure and stay up to date to catch the most current threats!

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