Install command:
brew install snort

Flexible Network Intrusion Detection System

License: GPL-2.0-only

Formula JSON API: /api/formula/snort.json

Formula code: snort.rb on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for:

Apple Silicon sonoma
Intel sonoma
64-bit linux

Current versions:

head ⚡️ HEAD

Depends on:

daq 3.0.14 Network intrusion prevention and detection system
gperftools 2.15 Multi-threaded malloc() and performance analysis tools
hwloc 2.10.0 Portable abstraction of the hierarchical topology of modern architectures
libdnet 1.18.0 Portable low-level networking library
libpcap 1.10.4 Portable library for network traffic capture
luajit 2.1.1713517273 Just-In-Time Compiler (JIT) for the Lua programming language
openssl@3 3.3.0 Cryptography and SSL/TLS Toolkit
pcre 8.45 Perl compatible regular expressions library
xz 5.4.6 General-purpose data compression with high compression ratio
vectorscan 5.4.11 High-performance regular expression matching library

Depends on when building from source:

cmake 3.29.2 Cross-platform make
flex 2.6.4 Fast Lexical Analyzer, generates Scanners (tokenizers)
pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries
For snort to be functional, you need to update the permissions for /dev/bpf*
so that they can be read by non-root users. This can be done manually using:
     sudo chmod o+r /dev/bpf*
or you could create a startup item to do this for you.


Installs (30 days)
snort 403
Installs on Request (30 days)
snort 403
Build Errors (30 days)
snort 0
Installs (90 days)
snort 992
snort --HEAD 1
Installs on Request (90 days)
snort 992
snort --HEAD 1
Installs (365 days)
snort 4,047
snort --HEAD 5
Installs on Request (365 days)
snort 4,045
snort --HEAD 5
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