VRT Advisories


VRT Rules 2008-01-29

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2008-01-29

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting the Cisco Unified Communications Manager and SAP MaxDB.

Details:

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Buffer Overflow (CVE-2008-0027):
A buffer overflow condition in the Certificate Trust List Provider service used by the Cisco Unified Communications Manager may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified as SID 13363.

SAP MaxDB Command Injection (CVE-2008-0244):
SAP MaxDB fails to correctly sanitize user-supplied input before passing the data to certain commands. A remote attacker may be able to inject commands to be executed on an affected system via the use of shell meta-characters.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified as SID 13356.

Other rules have been added to address the vulnerabilities described in CVE entries CVE-2007-5511, CVE-2007-4731, CVE-2007-6435 and CVE-2007-6335. Multiple rules have also been added to the spyware-put and web-client categories to provide further coverage for additional ActiveX vulnerabilities and spyware programs.

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.