Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/06/2013, 2.9.5.3 ruleset

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/06/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 18 new rules and made modifications to 9 additional rules.  This release also introduces support for Snort 2.9.5.3 (sorry for the delay!)

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

The VRT would like to thank the following individuals for their contributions, their rules are included in the Community Ruleset:

Avery Tarasov:
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Yaser Mansour/James Lay:
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Paul Bottomley:
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In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-firefox, browser-plugins, file-image, file-other, malware-cnc, malware-other, server-apache 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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