Snort Provides IPv6 Support

The latest version of Snort can be downloaded from Softpedia

Snort, an open source network intrusion prevention and detection system (IDS/IPS) developed by Sourcefire, which combines the benefits of signature, protocol, and anomaly-based inspection, is now at version

Highlights of Snort

• Now only a single build supports both IPv4 & IPv6 and the IPv4 "only" code paths have been removed;

• Improvements to the file processing for HTTP downloads have been implemented;

• Email attachments via SMTP, POP, and IMAP now have broader file support;

• Address space ID is now used for tracking Frag & Stream connections;

• An API call to add a service to a host in the attribute table has been added;

• The unused live attribute update code has been removed.

Check out the complete changelog for a comprehensive list of updates and new features.

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