Thursday, July 11, 2019

Snort rule update for July 11, 2019

Just released:
Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for July 11, 2019

Cisco Talos released the latest SNORTⓇ rule set today. This release includes 28 new rules and four modified rules, none of which are shared object rules.

This release provides new coverage for CVE-2017-11882, CVE-2018-0802 and CVE-2018-0798. These vulnerabilities in Microsoft Equation Editor — which have previous patches — are being exploited by a threat actor to deliver malware and send malicious RTF documents to users. Based on this new intelligence, this latest update includes new coverage for these bugs: SIDs 50684, 50685 and 50689-50695.

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

Talos's rule release:
Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-firefox, file-multimedia, file-office, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-windows and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

SIDs 44989-44990, 45132-45137, 45466-45467, 45511-45512, 46106-46107 provide coverage for CVE-2017-11882, CVE-2018-0802, and CVE-2018-0798. Based on new threat intelligence, we are releasing additional coverage for these CVEs - SIDs 50684, 50685, 50689-50695.
You can subscribe to Talos' newest rule detection functionality for as low as $29 a year with a personal account. Be sure and see our business pricing as well here. Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats.