Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 06/12/2012

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 06/12/2012


We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 31 new rules and made modifications to 88 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, Adobe Systems and MySQL.

Details:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-037:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 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 23116 through 23118,
23121 through 23126 and 23128.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-038:
The Microsoft .NET implementation contains a programming error that may
allow a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 23127.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-039:
The Microsoft toStaticHTML API contains a programming error that may
allow a remote attacker to execute a cross-site scripting attack
against a client.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SIDs 23136 and 23137.

Adobe Security Bulletin APSB12-14:
Adobe Flash Player 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 23129 through 23135.

MySQL Authentication Bypass (CVE-2012-2122):
MySQL contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to
gain privileged access to a database installation.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 23115.

Additionally, the Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules
in the backdoor, bad-traffic, botnet-cnc, chat, deleted, dos, exploit,
file-office, file-other, imap, indicator-obfuscation, misc, mysql,
netbios, policy, server-mail, shellcode, smtp, snmp, specific-threats,
sql, web-client and web-misc rule sets to provide coverage for emerging
threats from these technologies.



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