Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 02/12/2013, MSTuesday

Just released: Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 02/12/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 41 new rules and made modifications to 98 additional rules.

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

The Sourcefire VRT would like to thank Avery Tarasov for his work on sid: 25766
and James Lay for his inspiration on the development of sid 25782

In VRT's rule release:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-009:
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 25769 through 25778,
25784 through 25789 and 25792 through 25794.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-010:
Microsoft Internet Explorer contains a programming error that may allow
a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system via a Vector
Markup Language (VML) object.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 25773.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-011:
Microsoft Windows DirectShow contains a programming error that may
allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in
this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 25795 and 25796.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-018:
The Microsoft Windows networking stack contains a programming error
that may allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS)
against a vulnerable system.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 25774. 
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-020:
The Microsoft Office ActiveX control contains a programming error that
may allow a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system.

Previously released rules will detect attacks targeting this
vulnerability and are included in this release with updated reference
information. They are identified with GID 1, SIDs 23844, 23845 and
24006.

Additionally, the Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-firefox, browser-ie, browser-webkit, exploit-kit, file-executable, file-flash, file-identify, file-image, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-obfuscation, indicator-shellcode, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-windows, server-mail, server-mssql and server-webapp 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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