VRT Advisories


VRT Rules 2010-04-13

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2010-04-13

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting products from Microsoft Corporation.

Details:

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-019):
The Microsoft CAB Subject Interface Package (SIP) implementation contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to bypass the authentication mechanism.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 16530.

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-020):
The Microsoft implementation of the SMB protocol contains programming errors that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 3, SIDs 16531, 16532, 16539 and 16540.

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-023):
Microsoft Publisher contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 16542.

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-024):
The Microsoft SMTP service is prone to a Denial of Service condition that may be triggered by a remote attacker.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 16534.

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-025):
The Microsoft Windows Media Service suffers from a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 16541.

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-026):
Microsoft Windows Media Player contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 16543.

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-027):
Microsoft Windows Media Player contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system via an ActiveX control.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 16537.

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-028):
Microsoft Visio suffers from programming errors that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system.

Rules to detect attacks targeting these vulnerabilities are included in this release and are identified with GID 3, SIDs 16535 and 16536.

Microsoft Security Advisory (MS10-029):
The Microsoft implementation of IPv6 contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to spoof connections to an affected host.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 16533.

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.

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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.