Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 03/11/2014, MSTuesday

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 03/11/2014

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from the VRT. In this release we introduced 76 new rules and made modifications to 59 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

In VRT's rule release:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-012:
Microsoft Internet Explorer contains programming errors that may allow
a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in
this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 29717 through 29718,
29819 through 29820, 30106 through 30132, and 30140 through 30145.

The Sourcefire VRT has also added and modified multiple rules in the
blacklist, browser-ie, browser-plugins, exploit-kit,
file-flash, file-identify, file-multimedia, file-other, malware-cnc,
malware-other, protocol-icmp 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!