Talos Rules 2016-03-09
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-other, exploit-kit, malware-cnc, policy-other, protocol-dns, server-mail and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2016-03-09 16:53:05 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-03-09

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2976.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:38134 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC known malicious SSL certificate - Win.Trojan.Adwind (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:38133 <-> DISABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Angler exploit kit gate redirector (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:38132 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear ProSafe NMS image.do directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:38136 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-MAIL excessive email recipients - potential spam attempt (server-mail.rules)
 * 1:38131 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear ProSafe NMS image.do directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:38130 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER HTTP Request missing user-agent (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:38135 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-OTHER Apple iOS CoreGraphics library PDF embedded image handling information leak attempt (browser-other.rules)
 * 3:38138 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco DPQ3925 denial of service attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 3:38139 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco DPQ3939 denial of service attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 3:38137 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco DPC2203 arbitrary code execution attempt (server-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:37730 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-DNS glibc getaddrinfo A record stack buffer overflow attempt (protocol-dns.rules)
 * 1:37731 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-DNS glibc getaddrinfo AAAA record stack buffer overflow attempt (protocol-dns.rules)

2016-03-09 16:53:04 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-03-09

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2980.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:38136 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-MAIL excessive email recipients - potential spam attempt (server-mail.rules)
 * 1:38135 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-OTHER Apple iOS CoreGraphics library PDF embedded image handling information leak attempt (browser-other.rules)
 * 1:38134 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC known malicious SSL certificate - Win.Trojan.Adwind (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:38133 <-> DISABLED <-> EXPLOIT-KIT Angler exploit kit gate redirector (exploit-kit.rules)
 * 1:38132 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear ProSafe NMS image.do directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:38131 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear ProSafe NMS image.do directory traversal attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:38130 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER HTTP Request missing user-agent (policy-other.rules)
 * 3:38139 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco DPQ3939 denial of service attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 3:38137 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco DPC2203 arbitrary code execution attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 3:38138 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco DPQ3925 denial of service attempt (server-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:37731 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-DNS glibc getaddrinfo AAAA record stack buffer overflow attempt (protocol-dns.rules)
 * 1:37730 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-DNS glibc getaddrinfo A record stack buffer overflow attempt (protocol-dns.rules)