VRT Advisories


VRT Rules 2010-09-14

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2010-09-14

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft and Adobe products.

Details:

Microsoft Security Advisory MS10-061:
The Microsoft Windows Print Spooler service contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and are identified with GID 3, SIDs 17252 and 17253.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS10-062:
Microsoft Windows Media Player contains a programming error that 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 with GID 3, SID 17242.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS10-063:
Microsoft Windows XP and Vista contain a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system via the use of specially crafted Uniscribe fonts.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 17256.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS10-064:
Microsoft Outlook contains a programming error that 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 with GID 3, SID 17251.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS10-065:
Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and are identified with GID 3, SIDs 17254 and 17255.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS10-067:
Microsoft WordPad contains a programming error that 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 with GID 3, SID 17250.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS10-068:
Microsoft LSASS contains a programming error that 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 with GID 3, SID 17249.

Adobe Security Bulletin APSA10-03: Adobe Flash Player contains a programming error that 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 with GID 1, SID 17257.

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.

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