VRT Advisories


July 2011 Archive

VRT Rules 2011-07-28

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-07-28

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist and web-client rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

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.

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Posted by on Jul 28, 2011



VRT Rules 2011-07-26

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-07-26

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting products from Oracle Corporation.

Details:

Oracle Database Server (CVE-2011-0799): Oracle Database Server contains a programming error that may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to access data residing on an affected system. The attack vector is an SQL injection vulnerability using the Oracle Warehouse Builder User account.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 19599 and 19600.

Oracle Sun Products Suite (CVE-2011-2260): The Oracle GlassFish Server component in the Oracle Sun Products Suite contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute a cross-site scripting attack.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 19605.

Additionally, the Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist, botnet-cnc, exploit, netbios, specific-threats, spyware-put and web-client rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011



VRT Rules 2011-07-19

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-07-19

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist, policy, spyware-put and web-php rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jul 19, 2011



VRT Rules 2011-07-14

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-07-14

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist, policy, spyware-put and web-php rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011



VRT Rules 2011-07-12

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-07-12

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting products from Microsoft Corporation.

Details:

Microsoft Security Advisory MS11-054:
The Microsoft Windows Operating System contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 19467 through 19469.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS11-055:
Microsoft Visio contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 19465 and 19466.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS11-056:
The Microsoft Client/Server Runtime Subsystem (CSRSS) contains programming errors that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 19460 through 19464.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011



VRT Rules 2011-07-07

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-07-07

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist, exploit, scada, specific-threats, sql, web-cgi and web-misc rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jul 07, 2011



VRT Rules 2011-07-06

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-07-06

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the specific-threats and web-client rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

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.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jul 06, 2011