Thursday, February 11, 2021

Snort rule update for Feb. 11, 2021

Cisco Talos released the newest rule update for SNORTⓇ Thursday morning.

Today's rule update provides several new protections against the Masslogger credential-stealing malware. There is also a rule protecting against a heap buffer overload attempt in Adobe Acrobat that Adobe disclosed earlier this week as part of its monthly security update.

Here's a breakdown of today's rule release:

Shared object rulesModified shared object rulesNew rulesModified rules

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

Talos' rule release:
Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-webkit, file-image, file-pdf, malware-cnc, malware-other, netbios, os-other and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.
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