Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-03-08

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2.9.0.4.

The format of the file is:

sid - Message (rule group, priority)

New rules:
18537 <-> WEB-CLIENT OpenOffice.org XPM file processing integer overflow attempt (web-client.rules, High)
18538 <-> SPECIFIC-THREATS Microsoft Excel PtgName invalid index exploit attempt (specific-threats.rules, High)
18539 <-> EXPLOIT Microsoft Internet Explorer event handling remote code execution attempt (exploit.rules, High)
18540 <-> SPECIFIC-THREATS Internet Explorer invalid pointer memory corruption attempt (specific-threats.rules, High)
18541 <-> SPECIFIC-THREATS Microsoft Excel 2007 invalid comments.xml uninitialized pointer access attempt 3 (specific-threats.rules, High)
18542 <-> SPECIFIC-THREATS Windows Media Player ActiveX unknow compression algorithm use arbitrary code execution attempt (specific-threats.rules, High)