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Researchers Detail Bug That Could Paralyze Snort Intrusion Detection System

Details have emerged about a now-patched security vulnerability in the Snort intrusion detection and prevention system that could trigger a denial-of-service (DoS) condition and render it powerless against malicious traffic.
Tracked as CVE-2022-20685, the vulnerability is rated 7.5 for severity and resides in the Modbus preprocessor of the Snort detection engine. It affects all open-source Snort

Source:: The Hackers News