The beta version for Bro 2.5.1 is now available for testing and can be
downloaded at Binary packages also are available at

This release contains a number of bug fixes. Fixes include:

  •  Better file analysis memory management
  •  Less cluster node communication
  •  Correct expiration of intelligence items after reinsertion
  • A bug in the OCSP validation code

This point-release also includes a number of new features, including new file handling BIFS, support for ERSPAN, and new BroControl options.

For more information see the NEWS and CHANGES files:

Feel free to use our mailing list or the bug tracker to provide feedback or report problems.

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