[Oisf-devel] Suricata 2.1beta3 Available!

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Thu Jan 29 17:41:10 UTC 2015

The OISF development team is proud to announce Suricata 2.1beta3. This
is the third beta release for the upcoming 2.1 version. It should be
considered a development snapshot for the 2.1 branch.

Get the new release here:

New features

Feature #1309: Lua support for Stats output
Feature #1310: Modbus parsing and matching


Optimization #1339: flow timeout optimization
Optimization #1371: mpm optimization
Feature #1317: Lua: Indicator for end of flow
Feature #1333: unix-socket: allow (easier) non-root usage
Feature #1261: Request for Additional Lua Capabilities

Bug fixes

Bug #977: WARNING on empty rules file is fatal (should not be)
Bug #1184: pfring: cppcheck warnings
Bug #1321: Flow memuse bookkeeping error
Bug #1327: pcre pkt/flowvar capture broken for non-relative matches (master)
Bug #1332: cppcheck: ioctl
Bug #1336: modbus: CID 1257762: Logically dead code (DEADCODE)
Bug #1351: output-json: duplicate logging (2.1.x)
Bug #1354: coredumps on quitting on OpenBSD
Bug #1355: Bus error when reading pcap-file on OpenBSD
Bug #1363: Suricata does not compile on OS X/Clang due to redefinition
of string functions (2.1.x)
Bug #1365: evasion issues (2.1.x)

Special thanks

We'd like to thank the following people and corporations for their
contributions and feedback:

- Ken Steele -- Tilera/EZchip
- David Diallo
- Duarte Silva
- Giuseppe Longo
- Jason Ish
- Travis Green -- Emerging Threats

Known issues & missing features

In a beta release like this things may not be as polished yet. So please
handle with care. That said, if you encounter issues, please let us
know! As always, we are doing our best to make you aware of continuing
development and items within the engine that are not yet complete or
optimal.  With this in mind, please notice the list we have included of
known items we are working on.

See http://redmine.openinfosecfoundation.org/projects/suricata/issues
for an up to date list and to report new issues. See
for a discussion and time line for the major issues.

About Suricata

Suricata is a high performance Network IDS, IPS and Network Security
Monitoring engine. Open Source and owned by a community run non-profit
foundation, the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF). Suricata is
developed by the OISF, its supporting vendors and the community.
Victor Julien
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