Tuesday, July 26, 2011

VRT Rule Update for 7/26/2011

Welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduce 31 new rules and make modifications to 6 more.

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

In VRT's rule release:
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.

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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