Talos Rules 2016-08-25
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-plugins, file-office, file-pdf, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-linux, protocol-snmp and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2016-08-25 16:34:31 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-08-25

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:


 * 1:39933 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39929 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS sinfo command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39924 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack command injection attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:39928 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS open command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39917 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39930 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Siemens IP-Camera credential disclosure attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39921 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Neutrino outbound communication attempt  (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39920 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Neutrino outbound communication attempt  (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39922 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39911 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.HawkEye keylogger exfiltration attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39912 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Trend Micro Smart Protection Server admin_notification.php command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39915 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39913 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Trend Micro Smart Protection Server admin_notification.php command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39914 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39923 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39925 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress pingback gethostbyname heap buffer overflow attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39926 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS drive command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39927 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS list command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39931 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.BlackEnergy outbound communication (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39934 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39932 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39916 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39935 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:32815 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:18487 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Ingres Database iidbms heap overflow attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:39798 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39561 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AS3 regex sign-extension denial of service attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:32816 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:33220 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.HawkEye keylogger exfiltration attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:28147 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Conficker variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39560 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AS3 regex sign-extension denial of service attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:39799 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)

2016-08-25 16:34:31 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-08-25

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2982.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:39923 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39916 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39920 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Neutrino outbound communication attempt  (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39921 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Neutrino outbound communication attempt  (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39914 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39913 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Trend Micro Smart Protection Server admin_notification.php command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39912 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Trend Micro Smart Protection Server admin_notification.php command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39922 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39911 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.HawkEye keylogger exfiltration attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39924 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack command injection attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:39925 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress pingback gethostbyname heap buffer overflow attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39926 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS drive command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39927 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS list command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39928 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS open command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39929 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS sinfo command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39930 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Siemens IP-Camera credential disclosure attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39931 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.BlackEnergy outbound communication (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39932 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39917 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39935 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39934 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39915 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39933 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:28147 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Conficker variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:18487 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Ingres Database iidbms heap overflow attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:39560 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AS3 regex sign-extension denial of service attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:32816 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:32815 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:33220 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.HawkEye keylogger exfiltration attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39561 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AS3 regex sign-extension denial of service attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:39798 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39799 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)

2016-08-25 16:34:31 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2016-08-25

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2983.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:39935 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39934 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39933 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39932 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS Iocomp Software ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39931 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.BlackEnergy outbound communication (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39930 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Siemens IP-Camera credential disclosure attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39929 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS sinfo command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39928 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS open command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39927 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS list command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39926 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER pisloader DNS drive command response attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:39925 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WordPress pingback gethostbyname heap buffer overflow attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39924 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack command injection attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:39923 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39922 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39921 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Neutrino outbound communication attempt  (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39920 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Neutrino outbound communication attempt  (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39917 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39916 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39915 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39914 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS KingView clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:39913 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Trend Micro Smart Protection Server admin_notification.php command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39912 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Trend Micro Smart Protection Server admin_notification.php command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:39911 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.HawkEye keylogger exfiltration attempt (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:18487 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Ingres Database iidbms heap overflow attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:28147 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Conficker variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:32815 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:32816 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:33220 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.HawkEye keylogger exfiltration attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:39560 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AS3 regex sign-extension denial of service attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:39561 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player AS3 regex sign-extension denial of service attempt (file-flash.rules)
 * 1:39798 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:39799 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader raster image memory corruption attempt (file-pdf.rules)