Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Snort rule update for July 20, 2021

Cisco Talos released the newest SNORTⓇ ruleset this morning.

Tuesday's rule update provides multiple forms of protection against the exploitation of high-severity vulnerabilities in Cisco's Business Process Automation (BPA) application and Web Security Appliance (WSA). An adversary could take advantage of these issues to access sensitive data or take over a targeted system.

Here's a full breakdown of today's 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 malware-backdoor, os-other, server-apache, server-other and SQL rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

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. The Snort 3 release is also here after years of development and improvements. Upgrade here.