Thursday, August 16, 2018

New Snort Subscriber Rule Set for Aug. 16, 2018

Just released:
Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for Aug. 16, 2018

The newest rule release from Talos was released this morning. In this release, we introduced 47 new rules. Of those, three are shared object rules and made modifications to five additional rules, none of which are shared object rules.

There are several notable new rules in this release, including coverage for multiple "important" bugs in Adobe Flash Player (rules 47529 - 47535, 45768 and 45769). There's also new protections against the Plead malware family, which is a remotely controlled backdoor (rules 47566 and 47567).

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: 47556 and 47557

Talos's rule release:

  • New SO rules: Three

  • No modified SO Rules

  • New Rules: 44

  • Modified Rules: Five
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