Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 06/11/2013, MS Tuesday

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 06/11/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 83 new rules and made modifications to 18 additional rules.

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

The VRT would like to thank the following individuals for their contributions:

James Lay
26834
26837
26839

Avery Tarasov
26835
26836

Nathan Fowler
26838

Christopher Hall
26842

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

Details:
Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-047:
Internet Explorer suffers from programming errors that may lead to
remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in
this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 26843 through 26849,
26851 through 26853, 26867 through 26876, 26878, and 26882 through
26890.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-049:
A programming error exists in kernel-mode drivers that may lead to
remote code execution.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 26877.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS13-051:
Microsoft Office suffers from programming errors that may lead to
remote code execution.

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 6700.

The Sourcefire VRT has also added and modified multiple rules in the
blacklist, browser-ie, browser-other, browser-plugins, deleted, dos,
exploit-kit, file-identify, file-image, file-office, file-other,
indicator-obfuscation, malware-backdoor, malware-cnc, malware-other,
os-windows, protocol-ftp, server-oracle, server-other and sql 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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