VRT Advisories

VRT Rules 2011-07-26

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2011-07-26


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


Oracle Database Server (CVE-2011-0799): Oracle Database Server contains a programming error that may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to access data residing on an affected system. The attack vector is an SQL injection vulnerability using the Oracle Warehouse Builder User account.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 19599 and 19600.

Oracle Sun Products Suite (CVE-2011-2260): The Oracle GlassFish Server component in the Oracle Sun Products Suite contains a programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute a cross-site scripting attack.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 19605.

Additionally, the Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist, botnet-cnc, exploit, netbios, specific-threats, spyware-put and web-client rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

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


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.

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