Talos Rules 2017-02-28
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, file-multimedia, file-office, indicator-compromise, policy-other, protocol-scada and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2017-03-01 00:15:55 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2017-02-28

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2990.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:41770 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Wordpress NextGEN Gallery SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41769 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41768 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41767 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection  attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41764 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge HandleColumnBreakOnColumnSpanningElement type confusion attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:41763 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge HandleColumnBreakOnColumnSpanningElement type confusion attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:41762 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Microsoft Word document with large docProps/core.xml file (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41761 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Microsoft Word document with large docProps/core.xml file (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41758 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41757 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41756 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41755 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41752 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA PowerNet Twin Client DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 1:41751 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41750 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41749 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41748 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41747 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA Moxa SoftCMS webserver DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 1:41746 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-MULTIMEDIA Chrome Pepper Flash Player SampleCount heap overflow attempt (file-multimedia.rules)
 * 1:41745 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-MULTIMEDIA Chrome Pepper Flash Player SampleCount heap overflow attempt (file-multimedia.rules)
 * 1:41744 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Cisco IOS configuration transfer via TFTP detected (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41743 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA TwinCAT PLC DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 3:41766 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0286 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41760 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0290 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41765 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0286 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41754 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0291 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41759 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0290 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41753 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0291 attack attempt (file-office.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:25342 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER ISC dhcpd bootp request missing options field DOS attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:41722 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco IOS Smart Install protocol backup config command attempt (server-other.rules)

2017-03-01 00:15:55 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2017-02-28

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:


 * 1:41744 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Cisco IOS configuration transfer via TFTP detected (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41747 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA Moxa SoftCMS webserver DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 1:41748 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41749 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41750 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41751 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41752 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA PowerNet Twin Client DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 1:41755 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41756 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41757 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41758 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41761 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Microsoft Word document with large docProps/core.xml file (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41762 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Microsoft Word document with large docProps/core.xml file (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41746 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-MULTIMEDIA Chrome Pepper Flash Player SampleCount heap overflow attempt (file-multimedia.rules)
 * 1:41743 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA TwinCAT PLC DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 1:41770 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Wordpress NextGEN Gallery SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41769 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41767 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection  attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41768 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41745 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-MULTIMEDIA Chrome Pepper Flash Player SampleCount heap overflow attempt (file-multimedia.rules)
 * 1:41763 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge HandleColumnBreakOnColumnSpanningElement type confusion attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:41764 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge HandleColumnBreakOnColumnSpanningElement type confusion attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 3:41753 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0291 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41754 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0291 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41759 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0290 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41760 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0290 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41765 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0286 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41766 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0286 attack attempt (file-office.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:25342 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER ISC dhcpd bootp request missing options field DOS attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:41722 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco IOS Smart Install protocol backup config command attempt (server-other.rules)

2017-03-01 00:15:55 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2017-02-28

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:


 * 1:41764 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge HandleColumnBreakOnColumnSpanningElement type confusion attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:41752 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA PowerNet Twin Client DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 1:41751 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41769 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41744 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Cisco IOS configuration transfer via TFTP detected (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41750 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41749 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41756 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41770 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Wordpress NextGEN Gallery SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41748 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Netgear DGN2200 dnslookup.cgi command injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41743 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA TwinCAT PLC DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 1:41757 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41758 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41763 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge HandleColumnBreakOnColumnSpanningElement type confusion attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:41761 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Microsoft Word document with large docProps/core.xml file (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41762 <-> DISABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER Microsoft Word document with large docProps/core.xml file (policy-other.rules)
 * 1:41755 <-> DISABLED <-> INDICATOR-COMPROMISE d-link sharecenter dns-320 denial of service attempt (indicator-compromise.rules)
 * 1:41767 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection  attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:41745 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-MULTIMEDIA Chrome Pepper Flash Player SampleCount heap overflow attempt (file-multimedia.rules)
 * 1:41747 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SCADA Moxa SoftCMS webserver DOS attempt (protocol-scada.rules)
 * 1:41746 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-MULTIMEDIA Chrome Pepper Flash Player SampleCount heap overflow attempt (file-multimedia.rules)
 * 1:41768 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP WP_Query plugin SQL injection attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:41766 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0286 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41754 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0291 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41760 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0290 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41765 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0286 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41759 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0290 attack attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 3:41753 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0291 attack attempt (file-office.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:25342 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER ISC dhcpd bootp request missing options field DOS attempt (server-other.rules)
 * 1:41722 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-OTHER Cisco IOS Smart Install protocol backup config command attempt (server-other.rules)