Thursday, August 15, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/15/2013

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/15/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 19 new rules and made modifications to 31 additional rules.

There were two changes made to the snort.conf in this release:
Ports 1741 and port 8181 were added to the Stream5 "both" configuration line.  The Snort.confs have been updated here: for your use.  Special thanks to "Bram" for pointing this out.

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

Avery Tarasov:

Yaser Mansour

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, file-executable, file-flash, file-image, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other, file-pdf, malware-cnc, os-mobile, server-oracle, server-other 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!