VRT Advisories


September 2013 Archive

VRT Rules 2013-09-26

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-09-26

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, blacklist, browser-plugins, exploit-kit, file-other, malware-cnc and server-webapp 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 Sep 26, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-09-24

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-09-24

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, blacklist, browser-ie, deleted, exploit-kit, file-identify, file-office, file-other, indicator-compromise, indicator-obfuscation, indicator-scan, malware-cnc, malware-other, malware-tools and smtp 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 Sep 24, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-09-19

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-09-19

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, blacklist, browser-ie and file-other 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 Sep 19, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-09-17

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-09-17

Synopsis:

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

Details:

Microsoft Security Advisory 2887505:
A programming error in Internet Explorer could lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 27943 and 27944.

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 Sep 17, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-09-17

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-09-17

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, browser-ie, exploit-kit, file-other, indicator-obfuscation, malware-cnc, protocol-dns, pua-adware, pua-toolbars and server-other 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 Sep 17, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-09-12

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-09-12

Synopsis:

This release includes an updated detection engine and also adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, browser-plugins, exploit, exploit-kit, file-identify, file-office, indicator-compromise, malware-cnc, protocol-voip, pua-adware 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 Sep 12, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-09-10

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-09-10

Synopsis:

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

Details:

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-067:
A programming error in Microsoft Sharepoint could lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 27818 through 27819, 27823, and 27826 through 27828.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-069:
Internet Explorer suffers from programming errors that may lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 27829 through 27846.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-071:
A programming error in Microsoft's Windows Theme File could lead to remote code execution.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 27822.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-072:
Microsoft Office suffers from coding errors that may lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 27850 through 27859.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-073:
A programming error in Microsoft Excel could lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 27820 through 27821 and 27824 through 27825.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-078:
A coding error in Microsoft FrontPage could lead to information disclosure.

A previously released rules will detect attacks targeting this vulnerability and has been updated with the appropriate reference information. It is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 26626.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-079:
Programming errors in the .NET Framework and Silverlight may lead to remote code execution.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 27860.

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, deleted, exploit-kit, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other, indicator-compromise, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-windows, protocol-voip, server-oracle and server-webapp 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 Sep 10, 2013



VRT Rules 2013-09-03

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2013-09-03

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, browser-plugins, exploit-kit, file-executable, file-java, malware-cnc, policy-other, protocol-scada, protocol-tftp, server-apache, server-mail and server-webapp 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 Sep 03, 2013