Thursday, December 11, 2014

Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 12/11/2014

Just released:
Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 12/11/2014

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from Talos. In this release we introduced 53 new rules and made modifications to 52 additional rules.

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

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

Yaser Mansour

Avery Tarasov

Tony Robinson

Talos's rule release:
Talos is aware of a vulnerability affecting Microsoft Internet Explorer. 
CVE-2014-8967: Microsoft Internet Explorer suffers from a programming error that may lead to remote code execution. Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 32777 through 32778. 
Talos has also added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, browser-plugins, file-flash, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other, file-pdf, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-windows, policy-other, server-iis, server-other and sql rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

In order to subscribe now to Talos'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!