Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/14/2012, MS Tuesday

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/14/2012


We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 51 new rules and made modifications to 1109 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 multiple vulnerabilities affecting
products from Microsoft Corp.

Details:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-052:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 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 23834, 23835, 23836,
23840 and 23841.

Additionally, a previously released rule identified with GID 1, SID
16506 will also detect attacks.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-053:
Microsoft Remote Desktop 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 23846.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-054:
Some Microsoft Windows Networking Components contain 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 3, SID 23847 and GID 1, SIDs
23837, 23838 and 23839.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-056:
The Microsoft JScript and VBScript scripting engines contain
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 23840 and 23841.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-057:
Microsoft Office contains a programming error that may allow a remote
attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Previously released rules, identified with GID 1, SIDs 18200 and 19156
will detect attacks targeting this vulnerability.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-059:
Microsoft Visio contains a programming error 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 23842 and 23843.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-060:
Microsoft Windows Common Controls contain 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 23844 and 23845.



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