Talos Rules 2018-11-21
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

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

Change logs

2018-11-21 18:32:50 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-11-21

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091200.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:48440 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Qadars exploit kit attempt (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:48439 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE Request for external IP address/location detected (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:48438 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48437 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:48426 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:48425 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)

2018-11-21 18:32:50 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-11-21

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:


 * 1:48439 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE Request for external IP address/location detected (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:48437 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48438 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48440 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Qadars exploit kit attempt (exploit-kit.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:48425 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:48426 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)

2018-11-21 18:32:50 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-11-21

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:


 * 1:48438 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48440 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Qadars exploit kit attempt (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:48439 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE Request for external IP address/location detected (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:48437 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:48426 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:48425 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)

2018-11-21 18:32:50 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-11-21

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:


 * 1:48437 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48440 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Qadars exploit kit attempt (snort3-exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:48439 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE Request for external IP address/location detected (snort3-indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:48438 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:48425 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (snort3-file-flash.rules)
 * 1:48426 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (snort3-file-flash.rules)

2018-11-21 18:32:50 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-11-21

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:


 * 1:48437 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48440 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Qadars exploit kit attempt (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:48438 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48439 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE Request for external IP address/location detected (indicator-compromise.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:48426 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:48425 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)

2018-11-21 18:32:50 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2018-11-21

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:


 * 1:48437 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48438 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.12percent ransomware generator download (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:48439 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE Request for external IP address/location detected (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:48440 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Qadars exploit kit attempt (exploit-kit.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:48426 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:48425 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AVM type confusion attempt (file-flash.rules)