Thursday, August 29, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/29/2013

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/29/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 45 new rules and made modifications to 37 additional rules.

There were changes made to the snort.conf in this release:
The following ports were added to HTTP_PORTS, http_inspect, and stream5 (ports both)

The example Snort.conf's have been updated here:

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

James Lay:

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, browser-plugins, deleted, exploit-kit, file-flash, file-java, file-office, file-pdf, indicator-compromise, indicator-obfuscation, malware-cnc, os-mobile, protocol-dns, pua-adware, server-apache, server-mail, server-other and sql 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!