Talos Rules 2017-01-03
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, file-flash, file-office and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2017-01-03 22:57:08 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2017-01-03

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:


 * 1:41107 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer layout object use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 3:41108 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41109 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41110 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0196 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41111 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0196 attack attempt (file-office.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:40799 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:39023 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player selection.setFocus use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:39026 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player selection.setFocus use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:40545 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:40544 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:15540 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer layout object use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:40798 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:41106 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP PHPMailer command injection remote code execution attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:40803 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40804 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-other.rules)

2017-01-03 22:57:08 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2017-01-03

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:


 * 1:41107 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer layout object use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 3:41109 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41108 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41111 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0196 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41110 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0196 attack attempt (file-office.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:15540 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer layout object use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:39026 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player selection.setFocus use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:40545 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:40544 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:41106 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP PHPMailer command injection remote code execution attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:40798 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:39023 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player selection.setFocus use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:40799 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 3:40804 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40803 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-other.rules)

2017-01-03 22:57:08 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2017-01-03

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2990.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:41107 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer layout object use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 3:41111 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0196 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41110 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2016-0196 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41108 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41109 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-office.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:41106 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP PHPMailer command injection remote code execution attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:40799 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:40798 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:40545 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:15540 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer layout object use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:39026 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player selection.setFocus use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:40544 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Standalone Flash Player IExternalizable deserialization use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:39023 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player selection.setFocus use after free attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 3:40804 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:40803 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-CAN-0179 attack attempt (file-other.rules)