Tuesday, March 15, 2011

VRT Rule Update for 03/15/2011, MS Tues

Just released, is a rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduce 11 new rules and make modifications to 2 more.

In VRT's rule release:

Adobe Security Advisory APSA11-01:
Adobe Flash Player contains a programming error that may allow a remote
attacker to execute code on an affected system. This problem affects
the Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS, Linux and Solaris operating

The Sourcefire VRT have reports of this vulnerability being exploited
in the wild via an embedded Flash file in a Microsoft Excel document
delivered via email.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in
this release and are identified with GID 3, SID 18543, GID 1, SIDs
18545 through 18554.

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