Snort 188.8.131.52 can be downloaded from the usual location on Snort.org.
The new keywords, when they are used, will cause older versions of Snort to fail. (Meaning, you cannot use 184.108.40.206 rules in 220.127.116.11 and below, once those keywords are used.)
Below are the release notes:
The Snort Team would like to thank the following for their contributions in the Snort 18.104.22.168 release:Snort 22.214.171.124 [*] New additions * New rule option for byte_math. See the Snort manual for details. * Added bitmask and from_end operations to byte_test. See the Snort manual for details. * Added a Buffer Dump utility to trace all of the buffers used by snort during inspection. Enable this by --enable-buffer-dump option to configure prior to building. See the Snort manual for details. * Added new HTTP preprocessor alerts to detect multiple content encoding and multiple content length. * Added support for SMTP Traffic detection over SSL (SMTPS).[*] Improvements * Fixed an issue which reduces extra service discovery to improve performance. * Fixed multiple issues in AppID. - Reconstructed the call to port-service detection. - Fixed issue where AppId for Facebook over SPDY/HTTP 1.1 was incorrect. - Preventing third-party application identification for expected connections. * Stability improvement for Stream preprocessor. - Addressed incorrect flushing of packets whose size is greater than MAXIMUM_PAF_MAX. - Fixed an issue where incorrect length argument in memcpy caused out of bound memory access. * Fixed multiple issues in HttpInspect preprocessor. - Handling chunk encoding followed by \r\r\r\n and \n\n\n\r\r\n. - Fixed an issue with LZMA flash decompression. * Fixed mime data processing issue in SMTP stateless inspection. * Added support to decode packets that contains VLAN with Secure Group Tag (SGT). * Fixed Issue related to DLL-Load in Snort on windows platforms for CVE-2016-1417.
Marcel da Silva
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