Tuesday, May 8, 2012

VRT Rule Release for 05/08/2012, MS Tuesday

Sorry for the delay in getting the blog post up, we've been really busy today planning some great things for the future! Join us as we welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 23 new rules and made modifications to 48 additional rules.

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

In VRT's rule release:
Synopsis:
The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting products from
Microsoft Corporation.

Details:
Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-029:
The Microsoft RTF importer contains programming errors that may allow a
remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 22089.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-030:
Microsoft Excel contains 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 22076, 22077, 22078,
22081, 22091, 22092, 22093 and 22094.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-031:
Microsoft Visio contains a programming error that may allow a remote
attacker to execute code on an affected system.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 22075.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-034:
Microsoft Office 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 22085, 22086, 22087
and 22090.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS12-035:
The Microsoft .NET Framework 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 22079 and 22080.

Additionally, the Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules
in the bad-traffic, botnet-cnc, file-identify, file-office, file-other,
server-mail 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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