Tuesday, June 21, 2011

VRT Rule Update for 06/20/2011, Adobe Flash Player Vulnerabilities

The newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduce 7 new rules and make modifications to 7 more.

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

In VRT's rule release:
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB11-18:
Adobe Flash Player contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system via the use of ActionScript.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 19262 through 19264.

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the ftp, shellcode and web-client 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!