Talos Rules 2016-11-15
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the exploit-kit, file-other, file-pdf, malware-cnc, os-windows and server-other rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2016-11-15 16:45:42 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-11-15

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2976.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:40764 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Android.Trojan.SpyNote RAT variant getContacts command response (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40766 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack directory traversal attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:40765 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Multiple products ICMP denial of service attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:40775 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Banker variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40771 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Miuref variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40760 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER OpenLDAP deref control denial of service attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:40762 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Android.Trojan.SpyNote RAT variant inbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40772 <-> DISABLED <-> PUA-ADWARE Win.Trojan.Miuref variant outbound connection (pua-adware.rules)
 * 1:40763 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Android.Trojan.SpyNote RAT variant getSMS command response (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40761 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Syscan outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40778 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Acrobat Reader Open Cascade Library memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:40779 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Acrobat Reader Open Cascade Library memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:40759 <-> DISABLED <-> OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows LSASS GSS-API DER decoding null pointer dereference attempt (os-windows.rules)
 * 3:40777 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0218 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40768 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Cisco IOS-XE update directory traversal attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40773 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0198 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40776 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0218 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40770 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Cisco IOS-XE update directory traversal attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40769 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Cisco IOS-XE update directory traversal attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40774 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0198 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40767 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Cisco IOS-XE update directory traversal attempt (file-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:31971 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Astrum exploit kit multiple exploit download request (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:29630 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER HP Data Protector Backup Client Service code execution attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 3:40756 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0224 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40757 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0224 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)

2016-11-15 16:45:42 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-11-15

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2983.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:40779 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Acrobat Reader Open Cascade Library memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:40778 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Acrobat Reader Open Cascade Library memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:40775 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Banker variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40772 <-> DISABLED <-> PUA-ADWARE Win.Trojan.Miuref variant outbound connection (pua-adware.rules)
 * 1:40771 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Miuref variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40766 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack directory traversal attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:40765 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Multiple products ICMP denial of service attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:40764 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Android.Trojan.SpyNote RAT variant getContacts command response (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40763 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Android.Trojan.SpyNote RAT variant getSMS command response (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40762 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Android.Trojan.SpyNote RAT variant inbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40761 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Syscan outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40760 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER OpenLDAP deref control denial of service attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:40759 <-> DISABLED <-> OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows LSASS GSS-API DER decoding null pointer dereference attempt (os-windows.rules)
 * 3:40767 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Cisco IOS-XE update directory traversal attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40768 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Cisco IOS-XE update directory traversal attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40769 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Cisco IOS-XE update directory traversal attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40770 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Cisco IOS-XE update directory traversal attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40773 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0198 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40774 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0198 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40776 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0218 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40777 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0218 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:31971 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Astrum exploit kit multiple exploit download request (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:29630 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER HP Data Protector Backup Client Service code execution attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 3:40756 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0224 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:40757 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0224 attack attempt (file-pdf.rules)