Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/27/2013, ftp-data metadata additions

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/27/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 23 new rules and made modifications to 2421 additional rules.

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

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 app-detect, blacklist, browser-chrome, browser-firefox, browser-ie, browser-other, browser-plugins, browser-webkit, exploit-kit, file-executable, file-flash, file-identify, file-image, file-java, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-compromise, indicator-obfuscation, indicator-shellcode, malware-backdoor, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-linux, os-mobile, os-windows, policy-other, protocol-scada, server-mail, server-oracle, server-other and sql rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies. 
This release contains over 2400 rule modifications. 
The majority of these are due to the addition of the new metadata service parameter ftp-data.

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!