Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 09/24/2013, Snort.conf updates

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 09/24/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 96 new rules and made modifications to 40 additional rules.

There were three changes made to the snort.conf in this release.  The following ports were added to http_inspects "ports" line, stream5's "both" line, and the HTTP_PORTS variable:

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The example VRT snort.conf's have been updated at the following address:
http://www.snort.org/vrt/snort-conf-configurations/

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:
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James Lay:
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In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, blacklist, browser-ie, deleted, exploit-kit, file-identify, file-office, file-other, indicator-compromise, indicator-obfuscation, indicator-scan, malware-cnc, malware-other, malware-tools and smtp 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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