VRT Advisories


January 2012 Archive

VRT Rules 2012-01-31

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2012-01-31

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the exploit, file-identify, netbios, policy, scada, smtp, specific-threats, spyware-put, telnet, web-client and web-misc rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

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.

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Posted by on Jan 31, 2012



VRT Rules 2012-01-12

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2012-01-12

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the attack-responses, backdoor, botnet-cnc, chat, exploit, file-identify, misc, multimedia, policy, specific-threats, spyware-put, sql, web-activex and web-misc rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012



VRT Rules 2012-01-10

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2012-01-10

Synopsis:

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

Details:

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-002:
Microsoft Windows contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 20878 and 20879.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-004:
The Microsoft Windows Media Player contains vulnerabilities that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 20880 and 20900.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-005:
The Microsoft Object Linking and Embedding engine contains a vulnerability that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 20881 through 20883.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-006:
The SSL CBC encryption algorithm contains a programming error that may lead to information disclosure.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 20212.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-007:
The Microsoft Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library 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 20884.

Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-01: Adobe Acrobat and Reader contain programming errors that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 20919 through 20923.

Additionally this release contains new and modified rules in the backdoor, blacklist, botnet-cnc, dos, exploit, file-identify, misc, multimedia, netbios, policy, snmp, specific-threats, sql, web-activex, web-client and web-misc rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012



VRT Rules 2012-01-03

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2012-01-03

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, dos, exploit, file-identify, misc, policy, rpc, specific-threats, web-activex, web-client, web-iis and web-php rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jan 03, 2012