Thursday, December 6, 2012

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 12/06/2012

Just released: Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 12/06/2012

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 17 new rules and made modifications to 20 additional rules.

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

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, exploit-kit, file-executable, file-identify, file-other, malware-other, protocol-voip, server-mail, server-mysql, server-oracle 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 Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats!


  1. hi i need a custom rule to stop traceroute

    ex : tcptraceroute -p 443 domain ip

    Please help me.

  2. the config file that comes with this ruleset breaks the alert file creation functionality.

    1. I'm not sure what you mean by "alert file creation functionality" But here's a good snort.conf: