Talos Rules 2018-08-23
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

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

Change logs

2018-08-23 13:14:36 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-08-23

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091101.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:47616 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47631 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47630 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47629 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47628 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47627 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.KeyPass variant inbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47626 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47625 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47624 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47623 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47622 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Piltz PASvisu denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47621 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Ransomware.Princess variant outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47620 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47619 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47618 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Trickbot variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47617 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 3:47632 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Cogent DataHub arbitrary command execution attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:47633 <-> ENABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Accelerite Endpoint Management default credentials login attempt (policy-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:47464 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47240 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:46842 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC GPON botnet outbound communication (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47466 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47239 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47465 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47606 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Quest DR Series Disk Backup DiagnosticsService.pm command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)

2018-08-23 13:14:36 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-08-23

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091100.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:47631 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47626 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47625 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47617 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47618 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Trickbot variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47616 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47622 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Piltz PASvisu denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47627 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.KeyPass variant inbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47624 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47619 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47620 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47623 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47629 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47630 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47628 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47621 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Ransomware.Princess variant outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 3:47632 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Cogent DataHub arbitrary command execution attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:47633 <-> ENABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Accelerite Endpoint Management default credentials login attempt (policy-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:47239 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47466 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47606 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Quest DR Series Disk Backup DiagnosticsService.pm command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47465 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47240 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:46842 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC GPON botnet outbound communication (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47464 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)

2018-08-23 13:14:36 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-08-23

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 3000.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:47622 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Piltz PASvisu denial of service attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47631 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:47627 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.KeyPass variant inbound connection attempt (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47617 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47624 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47626 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:47619 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47628 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:47620 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47616 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47629 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:47625 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:47623 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47621 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Ransomware.Princess variant outbound connection attempt (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47618 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Trickbot variant outbound connection (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47630 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:47606 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Quest DR Series Disk Backup DiagnosticsService.pm command injection attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47466 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47464 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:46842 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC GPON botnet outbound communication (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47465 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47239 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47240 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)

2018-08-23 13:14:36 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-08-23

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:


 * 1:47625 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47619 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47618 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Trickbot variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47622 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Piltz PASvisu denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47624 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47620 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47623 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47626 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47617 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47616 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47631 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47628 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47629 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47630 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47627 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.KeyPass variant inbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47621 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Ransomware.Princess variant outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 3:47632 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Cogent DataHub arbitrary command execution attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:47633 <-> ENABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Accelerite Endpoint Management default credentials login attempt (policy-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:47240 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47466 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47465 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47464 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:46842 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC GPON botnet outbound communication (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47239 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47606 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Quest DR Series Disk Backup DiagnosticsService.pm command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)

2018-08-23 13:14:36 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-08-23

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:


 * 1:47624 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47618 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Trickbot variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47620 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47621 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Ransomware.Princess variant outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47616 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47627 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.KeyPass variant inbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47617 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Emotet variant download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47619 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Symfony HttpFoundation component potential security bypass attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47626 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47631 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47623 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JBIG engine crafted symbol dictionary out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47629 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47625 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Reader EMF path record out-of-bounds read attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47630 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat Pro untrusted pointer dereference attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:47622 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Piltz PASvisu denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47628 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Professional EMF embedded image heap overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:47632 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Cogent DataHub arbitrary command execution attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:47633 <-> ENABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Accelerite Endpoint Management default credentials login attempt (policy-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:47240 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:47606 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Quest DR Series Disk Backup DiagnosticsService.pm command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47465 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47466 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:46842 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC GPON botnet outbound communication (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:47464 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP CGit cgit_clone_objects function directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:47239 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader U3D data stream heap overflow attempt (file-pdf.rules)