VRT Advisories


VRT Rules 2008-02-05

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2008-02-05

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of multiple vulnerabilities affecting ActiveX controls and has expanded coverage for CVE-2007-2446.

Details:

Samba Buffer Overflow (CVE-2007-2446):
Samba is prone to multiple buffer overflow conditions that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on a vulnerable host.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified as SIDs 13367 through 13414.

Additional rules are included in this release to detect attacks targeting ActiveX controls from SwiftView and Facebook Photo Uploader.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.