VRT Advisories


VRT Rules 2010-06-14

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2010-06-14

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting Apple and Google products.

Details:

Apple Safari Remote Code Execution (CVE-2010-1939): Apple Safari contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system. The problem occurs when the browser improperly handles a deleted window object.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 16666.

Google Chrome Security Restriction Bypass (CVE-2010-1663): Google Chrome contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. The problem occurs in the Google URL parsing library used by the browser.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 16667 and 16668.

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.