Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 06/18/2013, New Categories

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 06/18/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 28 new rules and made modifications to 48 additional rules.

There were changes made to the snort.conf in this release:

include $RULE_PATH/file-java.rules
include $RULE_PATH/indicator-scan.rules
include $RULE_PATH/os-mobile.rules
include $RULE_PATH/protocol-dns.rules
include $RULE_PATH/protocol-nntp.rules
include $RULE_PATH/protocol-rpc.rules
include $RULE_PATH/protocol-scada.rules
include $RULE_PATH/protocol-snmp.rules
include $RULE_PATH/protocol-telnet.rules
include $RULE_PATH/protocol-tftp.rules
include $RULE_PATH/server-samba.rules


This release introduces new rule categories:

File-Java
Indicator-Scan
Os-Mobile
Protocol-DNS
Protocol-NNTP
Protocol-RPC
Protocol-Scada
Protocol-SNMP
Protocol-Telnet
Protocol-TFTP
Server-Samba


I've went ahead and updated our master snort.conf examples from the VRT on the Snort.conf configuration page: https://www.snort.org/configurations

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

Avery Tarasov:
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Alexandre Menezes:
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Paul Bottomley:
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Brandon Kendall:
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In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, browser-plugins, file-flash, file-java, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-scan, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-mobile, os-windows, protocol-dns, protocol-ftp, protocol-imap, protocol-nntp, protocol-rpc, protocol-scada, protocol-snmp, protocol-telnet, protocol-tftp, server-other, server-samba 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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