Tuesday, July 12, 2011

VRT Rule Update for 7/12/2011, MS Tues

The newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduce 23 new rules and make modifications to 5 more.

There were no changes made to the snort.conf in this release.

In VRT's rule release:
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.


A complete list of new and modified rules is provided in a separate file on the Sourcefire Customer Support Site.

In order to subscribe now to the VRT's newest rule detection functionality, you can subscribe for as low as $29 US dollars a year for personal users, be sure and see our business pricing as well at http://www.snort.org/store. Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats!

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