Demarc Patches Snort Bug

Carpinteria-based Demarc Security, a provider of threat protection software, said yesterday that it has released a fix for the popular open source Snort intrusion detection system. Demarc said that it has provided a fix and code for a flaw in Snort to SourceFire, the maintainer of the Snort code. Demarc had reported the flow and provided a patch in May. The popular Snort tool is used by many companies and government agencies for protection against attackers.