Talos Rules 2019-02-21
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

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

Change logs

2019-02-21 18:47:55 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-21

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:


 * 1:49243 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49242 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49256 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (file-java.rules)
 * 1:49255 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (file-java.rules)
 * 1:49254 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:49253 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:49252 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER HP iNode Management Center iNodeMngChecker buffer overflow attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:49251 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49250 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49249 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49248 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49247 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49246 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49245 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49244 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49237 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0781 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49238 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0781 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49239 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Exhibitor for ZooKeeper javaEnvironment command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49240 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance unauthorized access attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49241 <-> ENABLED <-> PROTOCOL-TFTP Read Request directory traversal attempt (protocol-tftp.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:49179 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:34029 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Ursnif variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49178 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (file-pdf.rules)

2019-02-21 18:47:55 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-21

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:


 * 1:49243 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49246 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49247 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49256 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (file-java.rules)
 * 1:49245 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49244 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49248 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49250 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49251 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49252 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER HP iNode Management Center iNodeMngChecker buffer overflow attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:49253 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:49249 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49254 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:49242 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49255 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (file-java.rules)
 * 3:49239 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Exhibitor for ZooKeeper javaEnvironment command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49238 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0781 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49240 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance unauthorized access attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49241 <-> ENABLED <-> PROTOCOL-TFTP Read Request directory traversal attempt (protocol-tftp.rules)
 * 3:49237 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0781 attack attempt (file-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:49179 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:34029 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Ursnif variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49178 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (file-pdf.rules)

2019-02-21 18:47:55 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-21

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:


 * 1:49245 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:49250 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49246 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:49249 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49251 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49253 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (snort3-file-office.rules)
 * 1:49254 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (snort3-file-office.rules)
 * 1:49255 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (snort3-file-java.rules)
 * 1:49256 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (snort3-file-java.rules)
 * 1:49252 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER HP iNode Management Center iNodeMngChecker buffer overflow attempt (snort3-server-other.rules)
 * 1:49244 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:49243 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:49242 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:49247 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:49248 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:34029 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Ursnif variant outbound connection (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49178 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49179 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)

2019-02-21 18:47:55 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-21

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:


 * 1:49249 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49254 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:49250 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49251 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49248 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49253 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:49256 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (file-java.rules)
 * 1:49255 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (file-java.rules)
 * 1:49242 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49246 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49247 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49252 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER HP iNode Management Center iNodeMngChecker buffer overflow attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:49243 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49244 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49245 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49241 <-> ENABLED <-> PROTOCOL-TFTP Read Request directory traversal attempt (protocol-tftp.rules)
 * 3:49240 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance unauthorized access attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49239 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Exhibitor for ZooKeeper javaEnvironment command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49238 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0781 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49237 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0781 attack attempt (file-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:49178 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49179 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:34029 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Ursnif variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)

2019-02-21 18:47:55 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-21

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:


 * 1:49248 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49249 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress login reconnaissance attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49243 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49256 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (file-java.rules)
 * 1:49247 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49242 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing type confusion attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49250 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49255 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-JAVA Oracle Java ImagingLib buffer overflow attempt (file-java.rules)
 * 1:49254 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:49252 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER HP iNode Management Center iNodeMngChecker buffer overflow attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:49253 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word styleWithEffects use-after-free attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:49245 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49251 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Pro out of bounds write attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49246 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat JavaScript engine security bypass attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49244 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Adobe Acrobat PostScript parsing arbitrary code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49240 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance unauthorized access attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49237 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0781 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49239 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Exhibitor for ZooKeeper javaEnvironment command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49238 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0781 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49241 <-> ENABLED <-> PROTOCOL-TFTP Read Request directory traversal attempt (protocol-tftp.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:49178 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49179 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XSLT information disclosure attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:34029 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Ursnif variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)