Cisco Talos released the latest SNORT® rule update Tuesday afternoon.
Today's release includes several rules to protect against the exploitation of a recently discovered vulnerability in the VMware View Planner virtual desktop deployment platform. An attacker could use this vulnerability to gain the ability to execute remote code on the victim machine.
There is also one rule preventing the Remcos RAT from making an outbound connection to its command and control server. Remcos is recently known for being attached to COVID-19-themed spam campaigns.
Here's a breakdown of Tuesday's rule release:
|Shared object rules||Modified shared object rules||New rules||Modified rules|
There were no changes made to the
snort.confin this release.
Talos' rule release:
Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the malware-cnc and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.