Suricata 3.1.3 released!

We’re proud to announce Suricata 3.1.3. This release improves DNS logging accuracy. Other than that it is mostly a collection of smaller fixes.This release fixes some important issues, so we highly recommend updating.suri-400x400


  • Bug #1861: Suricata with multitenancy does not start in 3.1/3.1.1
  • Bug #1889: Suricata doesn’t error on missing semicolon
  • Bug #1910: libhtp 0.5.23 (3.1.x)
  • Bug #1912: http.memcap reached condition can lead to dead lock
  • Bug #1913: af-packet fanout detection broken on Debian Jessie
  • Bug #1933: unix-command socket created with last character missing (3.1.x)
  • Bug #1934: make install-full does not install tls-events.rules (3.1.x)
  • Bug #1941: Can’t set fast_pattern on tls_sni content (3.1.x)
  • Bug #1942: dns – back to back requests results in loss of response (3.1.x)
  • Bug #1943: Check redis reply in non pipeline mode (3.1.x)

Get the release here:

Special thanks

Paulo Pacheco, Coverity Scan

Known issues & missing features

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 issues for an up to date list and to report new issues. See Known_issues for a discussion and time line for the major issues.

SuriCon 2.0

dcJoin us in Washington, D.C. November 9-11 for the 2nd Suricata User Conference. Agenda and speakers are now available, including keynote speakers Ron Gula and Liam Randall. Please see:

Training & Support

Need help installing, updating, validating, tuning and extending Suricata? There is a training November 7 & 8 in Washington, D.C.: see

For support options also see

About Suricata

Suricata is a high performance Network Threat Detection, 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.