Thursday, November 14, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 11/14/2013

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 11/14/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from the VRT. In this release we introduced 21 new rules and made modifications to 11 additional rules.

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

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


The Snort.confs on the example page have been updated:

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

Thanks to rmkml for his improvement to rule:

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, exploit-kit, file-office, file-other, malware-backdoor, malware-cnc, malware-tools, pua-adware, pua-toolbars and web-client 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!