Thursday, August 26, 2021

Snort rule update for Aug. 26, 2021

The newest SNORTⓇ rule update is out now from Cisco Talos.

Thursday's rule release contains new protections against some widely discussed vulnerabilities in Realtek SDKs that affect thousands of internet-of-things devices. The vulnerabilities exist in products from more than 65 manufacturers, including IP cameras, childrens' toys and travel routers.

Here's a full breakdown of this 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-cnc, malware-other and server-webapp 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.