VRT Advisories


VRT Rules 2006-07-20

Sourcefire VRT Advisory

Date: 2006-07-20

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT has released a new version of the DocCheck tool.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has updated the DocCheck tool to fix a known problem that may arise under certain circumstances. The older version of the tool contains an error that may prevent the tool from operating correctly.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

DocCheck Tool Download:

download zip archive here

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.