[Bro] Bro 2.5 Beta available

Johanna Amann johanna at icir.org
Thu Aug 18 14:12:14 PDT 2016

The beta version for Bro 2.5 is now available for testing and can be
downloaded at:


Binary packages also are available at:


Some of the notable changes since the 2.4 release are:

 - Bro now includes the NetControl framework. This framework allows easy
   interaction with hard- and software switches, firewalls, etc.

 - Support for the SMB protocol (SMB1 and SMB2), including GSSAPI and NTLM.

 - Support for the remote framebuffer protocol (RFB), that is used by VNC
   servers for remote graphical display.

 - The Intelligence framework was refactored and extended. It now supports, for
   example subnet indicators and item deletion/expiration.

For more information see the NEWS and CHANGES files:

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provide feedback or report problems.


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