Talos Rules 2016-12-01
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-firefox, file-identify, file-other, malware-cnc, os-other and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2016-12-01 22:10:10 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-12-01

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:


 * 1:40897 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER ntpd mrulist control message command null pointer dereference attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:40904 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Oracle Weblogic default credentials login attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:40892 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-IDENTIFY R Programming Language source file file attachment detected (file-identify.rules)
 * 1:40893 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-IDENTIFY R Programming Language source file file attachment detected (file-identify.rules)
 * 1:40906 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Malware.Disttrack variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40891 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-IDENTIFY R Programming Language source file file download request (file-identify.rules)
 * 1:40896 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-FIREFOX Mozilla Firefox ESR NotifyTimeChange use after free attempt (browser-firefox.rules)
 * 1:40905 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Oracle Weblogic default credentials login attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:40903 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0251 TALOS-2016-0253 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40899 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0248 TALOS-2016-0249 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40895 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0227 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40898 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0248 TALOS-2016-0249 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40894 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0227 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40902 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0251 TALOS-2016-0253 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40901 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0250 TALOS-2016-0252 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40900 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0250 TALOS-2016-0252 attack attempt (os-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:40888 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-FIREFOX Mozilla Firefox ESR NotifyTimeChange use after free attempt (browser-firefox.rules)

2016-12-01 22:10:10 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-12-01

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:


 * 1:40906 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Malware.Disttrack variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:40905 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Oracle Weblogic default credentials login attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:40904 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Oracle Weblogic default credentials login attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:40897 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER ntpd mrulist control message command null pointer dereference attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:40896 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-FIREFOX Mozilla Firefox ESR NotifyTimeChange use after free attempt (browser-firefox.rules)
 * 1:40893 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-IDENTIFY R Programming Language source file file attachment detected (file-identify.rules)
 * 1:40892 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-IDENTIFY R Programming Language source file file attachment detected (file-identify.rules)
 * 1:40891 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-IDENTIFY R Programming Language source file file download request (file-identify.rules)
 * 3:40894 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0227 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40895 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0227 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40898 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0248 TALOS-2016-0249 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40899 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0248 TALOS-2016-0249 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40902 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0251 TALOS-2016-0253 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40903 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0251 TALOS-2016-0253 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40900 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0250 TALOS-2016-0252 attack attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 3:40901 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0250 TALOS-2016-0252 attack attempt (os-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:40888 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-FIREFOX Mozilla Firefox ESR NotifyTimeChange use after free attempt (browser-firefox.rules)