Wednesday, December 7, 2011

VRT Rule Update for 12/07/2011, Adobe CVE-2011-2462 coverage

Join us as we welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 34 new rules and made modifications to 67 additional rules.

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

In VRT's rule release:
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the
backdoor, bad-traffic, botnet-cnc, chat, exploit, file-identify,
icmp-info, nntp, policy, rpc, scada, smtp, snmp, specific-threats,
telnet, web-client and web-php rule sets to provide coverage for
emerging threats from these technologies.
Protection is also included in this rule release for Adobe Reader CVE-2011-2462.  Sid 1:20659 can be used against this threat.

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