As you may know, Suricata is an open source Network IDS, IPS and Network Security Monitoring engine, developed by the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF).
The latest version available is Suricata 3.0.1, which has been recently released, coming with the below bug-fixes:
- fixes for multiple stability issues
- many memory leak fixes
- Hyperscan MPM support (experimental)
Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu systems is easy. Just add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the suricata package:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oisf/suricata-stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install suricata
Optional, to remove suricata, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove suricata
The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, and Elementary OS 0.3 Freya.