Tuesday, March 13, 2012

VRT Rule Release for 3/13/2012, MS Tuesday

Join us as we welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 26 new rules and made modifications to 17 additional rules.

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

The VRT would like to thank Nathan Fowler for his contribution of the following rule:
21562 <-> BOTNET-CNC Trojan.Bredolab variant outbound connection

 In VRT's rule release:
Synopsis: The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting products from Microsoft Corporation. 
Details: Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-017: The DNS protocol as implemented in Microsoft Windows systems may allow a remote attacker to cause a permanent Denial of Service (Dos) against an affected system. A previously released rule 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 13949. 
Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-020: Microsoft Windows RemoteDesktop suffers from programming errors that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system. Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 21570, 21571 and 21572. 
Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-021: Microsoft Visual Studio suffers from a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to elevate privileges on a vulnerable system. A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 21576. 
Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-022: Microsoft Expression Design suffers from a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system. Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 21566 and 21567. 
The Sourcefire VRT has also added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist, botnet-cnc, dns, dos, exploit, file-identify, misc, netbios, policy, scada, specific-threats, web-activex, web-client and web-php 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!

No comments:

Post a Comment