Suricata 7.0.0-rc1 released!

Suricata 7.0.0 RC 1 is ready for testing

We are pleased to announce the release of Suricata 7.0.0-rc1. Since the beta release, we’ve worked hard to get to the point where we feel we’re very close to the 7 final. We would like to invite everyone to help test this release candidate and report about your experiences or any red flags.

Major changes and additions since Beta 1:

  • AF_XDP support by Richard McConnell at Rapid7
  • TLS: client cert logging and detection
  • Dataset improvements, including IP sets
  • Bittorrent parser by Aaron Bungay
  • IPS: new default DROP behavior for exception policies
  • SMB: many fixes and optimizations

Some stats since Beta 1:

For the changes in Beta1, please see Suricata 7.0.0-beta1 Released


Get the release candidate here:

Tickets for 7.0.0-rc1: 7.0.0-rc1 – Suricata – Open Information Security Foundation

Special Thanks

Aaron Bungay, Alice Akaki, Bazzan Don, Daniel Young, Gabriel Lima Luz, Haleema
Khan, Jason Taylor, Richard McConnell, Simeon Miteff, Todd Mortimer, Coverity,
OSS-Fuzz, Outreachy.

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.

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