VRT Advisories


VRT Rules 2008-04-30

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2008-04-30

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting CA BrightStor ARCServe Backup and Oracle Database Server.

Details:

CA BrightStor ARCServe Backup (CVE-2007-1785):
A programming error in CA BrightStor ARCServe Backup may allow a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with SIDs 13716 and 13717.

Oracle Database Server (CVE-2003-0095):
A programming error in Oracle Database Server may allow a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system via a long username during login.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with SID 13719.

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.