VRT Rules 2014-09-25
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

The VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, browser-plugins, exploit-kit, file-office, file-other, malware-backdoor, malware-cnc, malware-other and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2014-09-25 17:15:45 UTC

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-09-25

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2956.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:32008 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Fake Delta Ticket HTTP Response phishing attack (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:31986 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Wireshark MPEG dissector stack buffer overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:31996 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31997 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31993 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31995 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31992 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31989 <-> DISABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain hydrabad-ur.ddns.net - JavaAgent (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32006 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-BACKDOOR AlienSpy RAT outbound connection (malware-backdoor.rules)
 * 1:32007 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP HP SiteScope UploadFilesHandler unauthorized file upload attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:31990 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST User-Agent known malicious user-agent string - Install - Win.Backdoor.Upatre (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31988 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Gong da exploit kit landing page (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:31987 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Wireshark MPEG dissector stack buffer overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:31991 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST User-Agent known malicious user-agent string - Treck - Win.Backdoor.Upatre (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31994 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31998 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31999 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32002 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Worm.Zorenium variant outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:32001 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32000 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32004 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Drupal xmlrp internal entity expansion denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:32003 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Drupal xmlrp internal entity expansion denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:31985 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER Malicious DHCP server bash environment variable injection attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 1:32005 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-BACKDOOR AlienSpy RAT outbound connection (malware-backdoor.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:31956 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Rejetto HttpFileServer command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:31403 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer celement use after free (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31404 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer celement use after free (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:20883 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Windows embedded packager object with .application extension bypass attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:24723 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Rational Rhapsody BBFlashback ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)

2014-09-25 17:15:45 UTC

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-09-25

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2961.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:31985 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER Malicious DHCP server bash environment variable injection attempt (os-other.rules)
 * 1:31986 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Wireshark MPEG dissector stack buffer overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:31988 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Gong da exploit kit landing page (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:31990 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST User-Agent known malicious user-agent string - Install - Win.Backdoor.Upatre (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31991 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST User-Agent known malicious user-agent string - Treck - Win.Backdoor.Upatre (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31992 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31993 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31994 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31995 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31996 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31997 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31998 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31999 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32000 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32001 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32002 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Worm.Zorenium variant outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31987 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Wireshark MPEG dissector stack buffer overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:31989 <-> DISABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain hydrabad-ur.ddns.net - JavaAgent (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32008 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Fake Delta Ticket HTTP Response phishing attack (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:32006 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-BACKDOOR AlienSpy RAT outbound connection (malware-backdoor.rules)
 * 1:32007 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP HP SiteScope UploadFilesHandler unauthorized file upload attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:32005 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-BACKDOOR AlienSpy RAT outbound connection (malware-backdoor.rules)
 * 1:32004 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Drupal xmlrp internal entity expansion denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:32003 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Drupal xmlrp internal entity expansion denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:31404 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer celement use after free (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:20883 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Windows embedded packager object with .application extension bypass attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:24723 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Rational Rhapsody BBFlashback ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:31403 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer celement use after free (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31956 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Rejetto HttpFileServer command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)

2014-09-25 17:15:45 UTC

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-09-25

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2962.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:32008 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Fake Delta Ticket HTTP Response phishing attack (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:32007 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP HP SiteScope UploadFilesHandler unauthorized file upload attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:32006 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-BACKDOOR AlienSpy RAT outbound connection (malware-backdoor.rules)
 * 1:32005 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-BACKDOOR AlienSpy RAT outbound connection (malware-backdoor.rules)
 * 1:32004 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Drupal xmlrp internal entity expansion denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:32003 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Drupal xmlrp internal entity expansion denial of service attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:32002 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Worm.Zorenium variant outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:32001 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:32000 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31999 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31998 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31997 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31996 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31995 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31994 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31993 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31992 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST Win.Backdoor.Upatre SSL Cert inbound (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31991 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST User-Agent known malicious user-agent string - Treck - Win.Backdoor.Upatre (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31990 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST User-Agent known malicious user-agent string - Install - Win.Backdoor.Upatre (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31989 <-> DISABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain hydrabad-ur.ddns.net - JavaAgent (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31988 <-> ENABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Gong da exploit kit landing page (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:31987 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Wireshark MPEG dissector stack buffer overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:31986 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Wireshark MPEG dissector stack buffer overflow attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:31985 <-> ENABLED <-> OS-OTHER Malicious DHCP server bash environment variable injection attempt (os-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:20883 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Windows embedded packager object with .application extension bypass attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:24723 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Rational Rhapsody BBFlashback ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:31403 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer celement use after free (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31404 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer celement use after free (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31956 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Rejetto HttpFileServer command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)