Talos Rules 2019-02-05
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

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

Change logs

2019-02-05 15:31:04 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-05

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091200.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:49083 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49082 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49081 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49097 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49096 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49095 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49094 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49093 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Coaster CMS stored cross site scripting attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49092 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49091 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49090 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-SAMBA Samba is_known_pipe arbitrary module load code execution attempt (server-samba.rules)
 * 1:49086 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49085 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49084 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 3:49087 <-> ENABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0775 attack attempt (policy-other.rules)
 * 3:49088 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0773 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49089 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0773 attack attempt (file-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:43004 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-SAMBA Samba is_known_pipe arbitrary module load code execution attempt (server-samba.rules)
 * 1:48888 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:42231 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE RTF url moniker COM file download attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:48889 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)

2019-02-05 15:31:04 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-05

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091101.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:49096 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49095 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49092 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49083 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49097 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49085 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49082 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49093 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Coaster CMS stored cross site scripting attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49086 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49090 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-SAMBA Samba is_known_pipe arbitrary module load code execution attempt (server-samba.rules)
 * 1:49094 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49091 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49084 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49081 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (file-pdf.rules)
 * 3:49087 <-> ENABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0775 attack attempt (policy-other.rules)
 * 3:49088 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0773 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49089 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0773 attack attempt (file-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:48889 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:43004 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-SAMBA Samba is_known_pipe arbitrary module load code execution attempt (server-samba.rules)
 * 1:48888 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:42231 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE RTF url moniker COM file download attempt (file-office.rules)

2019-02-05 15:31:04 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-05

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 3000.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:49097 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (snort3-browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49082 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49096 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (snort3-browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49083 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (snort3-browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49084 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (snort3-browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49086 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:49085 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (snort3-file-other.rules)
 * 1:49081 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49092 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49095 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (snort3-browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49091 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49094 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (snort3-browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49090 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-SAMBA Samba is_known_pipe arbitrary module load code execution attempt (snort3-server-samba.rules)
 * 1:49093 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Coaster CMS stored cross site scripting attempt (snort3-server-webapp.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:48889 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:43004 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-SAMBA Samba is_known_pipe arbitrary module load code execution attempt (snort3-server-samba.rules)
 * 1:48888 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (snort3-file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:42231 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE RTF url moniker COM file download attempt (snort3-file-office.rules)

2019-02-05 15:31:04 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-05

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:


 * 1:49091 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49082 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49095 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49092 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49097 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49094 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49096 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49081 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49084 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49086 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49093 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Coaster CMS stored cross site scripting attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:49083 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49090 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-SAMBA Samba is_known_pipe arbitrary module load code execution attempt (server-samba.rules)
 * 1:49085 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49087 <-> ENABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0775 attack attempt (policy-other.rules)
 * 3:49088 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0773 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49089 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0773 attack attempt (file-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:43004 <-> ENABLED <-> SERVER-SAMBA Samba is_known_pipe arbitrary module load code execution attempt (server-samba.rules)
 * 1:48889 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:42231 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE RTF url moniker COM file download attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:48888 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)

2019-02-05 15:31:04 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-02-05

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:


 * 1:49081 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49086 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49082 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript out-of-bounds read (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:49084 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49091 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49083 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer CTextElement use after free attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:49097 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49085 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 1:49094 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49092 <-> DISABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Dragonok variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:49095 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49096 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-PLUGINS IBM Lotus Domino Quickr ActiveX clsid access attempt (browser-plugins.rules)
 * 1:49093 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP Coaster CMS stored cross site scripting attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 3:49089 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0773 attack attempt (file-other.rules)
 * 3:49087 <-> ENABLED <-> POLICY-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0775 attack attempt (policy-other.rules)
 * 3:49088 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OTHER TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2019-0773 attack attempt (file-other.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:42231 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE RTF url moniker COM file download attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:48889 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:48888 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat PDF out-of-bounds read attempt (file-pdf.rules)