VRT Advisories


VRT Rules 2006-07-06

Sourcefire VRT Update

Date: 2006-07-06

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of a number of vulnerabilites affecting several web browsers, including Internet Explorer and Firefox. This rule pack contains a number of rules to detect these issues.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of a number of vulnerabilities affecting web browser client applications. This rule pack contains a number of rules to address these issues.

These rules are identified as sids 7003 through 7018.

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.