Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 12/23/2014, libpng vulnerability

Just released:
Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 12/23/2014

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from Talos. In this release we introduced 15 new rules and made modifications to 6 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:

Avery Tarasov

Talos's rule release:
Synopsis: Talos is aware of a vulnerability affecting libpng. 
Details: Vulnerability in libpng: A coding deficiency exists in the libpng image library that may lead to remote code execution. A previously released rule will detect attacks targeting this vulnerability and has been updated with the appropriate reference information. It is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 3132. A new rule to detect this vulnerability is also included in this release and is identified by GID 1, SID 32889.
Talos has also added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, exploit-kit, file-flash, file-image, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-compromise, malware-cnc and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

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