Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 11/05/2013

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 11/05/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 49 new rules and made modifications to 57 additional rules.

There were three changes made to the snort.conf in this release:

The following ports were added to Stream5 (tcp - both), http_inspect, and HTTP_PORTS:

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

Avery Tarasov:

In VRT's rule release:
Microsoft Security Advisory 2896666:
A coding deficiency in Microsoft Graphics Component could lead to remote code execution.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 28464-28471.

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-firefox, browser-ie, browser-plugins, deleted, exploit-kit, file-flash, file-image, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-obfuscation, indicator-scan, malware-cnc, malware-tools, netbios, os-windows, policy-other, server-apache, server-iis 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 http://www.snort.org/store. Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats!