VRT Advisories

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VRT Rules 2013-11-22

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-11-22

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, browser-plugins, file-flash, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-obfuscation and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

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Posted by on Nov 22, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-11-20

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-11-20

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, browser-plugins, deleted, exploit-kit, file-flash, file-identify, file-office, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-obfuscation, malware-cnc and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

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Posted by on Nov 21, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-11-18

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-11-18

Synopsis:

This release includes an updated detection engine and also adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, exploit-kit, indicator-scan, malware-cnc and protocol-dns rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

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Posted by on Nov 18, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-11-14

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-11-14

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, exploit-kit, file-office, file-other, malware-backdoor, malware-cnc, malware-tools, pua-adware, pua-toolbars and web-client rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-11-12

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-11-12

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting products from Microsoft Corporation.

Details:

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-088:
Internet Explorer suffers from coding errors that may lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 28490 through 28492, 28494 through 28496, 28504, and 28522 through 28524.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-089:
A programming error exists in the Microsoft Windows graphics device interface that may lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 28509 through 28521.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-090:
A programming error exists in an ActiveX control that may lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 28493, and 28505 through 28506.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-091:
Microsoft Office contains coding errors that may lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 28498 through 28499, and 28502 through 28503.

The Sourcefire VRT has also added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, browser-plugins, exploit-kit, file-identify, file-office, file-other, malware-cnc, malware-other, pua-adware and web-client rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013



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