Bro 2.5.1 Beta available

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 this mailing list or the bug tracker ( to
provide feedback or report problems.