Suricata 5.0.2 released

We’re pleased to announce Suricata 5.0.2.¬†This release fixes a number of issues found in the 5.0 branch.

Get the release here:


  • Bug #2993: Suricata 5.0.0beta1 memory allocation of 4294966034 bytes failed
  • Bug #3380: Segfault when using multi-detect
  • Bug #3400: smb: post-GAP file tx handling
  • Bug #3424: nfs: post-GAP some transactions never close
  • Bug #3425: nfs: post-GAP file tx handling
  • Bug #3433: coverity: CID 1456679: Memory – corruptions (NEGATIVE_RETURNS)
  • Bug #3434: coverity: CID 1456680: Incorrect expression (IDENTICAL_BRANCHES)
  • Bug #3469: gcc10: compilation failure unless -fcommon is supplied (5.0.x)
  • Bug #3473: Dropping privileges does not work with NFLOG (5.0.x)
  • Documentation #3423: readthedocs shows title of documentation as “Suricata unknown documentation”

Special thanks

Jason Taylor, Timo Sigurdsson, vanlink

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 OISF, its supporting vendors and the community.