VRT Rules 2014-08-05
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

The VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-chrome, browser-ie, file-office, file-pdf, malware-cnc and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2014-08-05 14:16:26 UTC

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-08-05

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2962.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:31613 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Reader embedded PRC stream NULL dereference denial of service attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:31612 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Reader embedded PRC stream NULL dereference denial of service attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:31611 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31610 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31609 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31608 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31607 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba client response/authenticate to C&C server (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31606 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba payload download request (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31605 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server READY command to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31604 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server READD command to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31603 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server HELLO request to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31602 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain casion-onlinepokies.com - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31601 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain .bayandovmeci.com - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31600 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS reverse lookup response for known malware domain spheral.ru - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31599 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted obfuscated use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31598 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted obfuscated use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31597 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted embed use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31596 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted embed use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31595 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted object use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31594 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted object use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31593 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Trojan.SMSSend outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31592 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel TXO and OBJ records parsing stack memory corruption attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:31591 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel TXO and OBJ records parsing stack memory corruption attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:31590 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SERVICES  Linux iscsi_add_notunderstood_response request buffer overflow attempt (protocol-services.rules)
 * 1:31589 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SERVICES  Linux iscsi_add_notunderstood_response request buffer overflow attempt (protocol-services.rules)
 * 1:31588 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP D-Link Multiple Products hedwig.cgi cookie buffer overflow attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:31587 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XDP encoded download attempt (file-pdf.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:18482 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer History.go method double free corruption attempt (browser-ie.rules)

2014-08-05 14:16:26 UTC

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-08-05

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2961.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:31606 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba payload download request (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31607 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba client response/authenticate to C&C server (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31604 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server READD command to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31605 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server READY command to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31602 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain casion-onlinepokies.com - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31603 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server HELLO request to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31600 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS reverse lookup response for known malware domain spheral.ru - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31601 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain .bayandovmeci.com - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31598 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted obfuscated use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31599 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted obfuscated use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31596 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted embed use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31597 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted embed use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31594 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted object use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31595 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted object use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31593 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Trojan.SMSSend outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31592 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel TXO and OBJ records parsing stack memory corruption attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:31590 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SERVICES  Linux iscsi_add_notunderstood_response request buffer overflow attempt (protocol-services.rules)
 * 1:31591 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel TXO and OBJ records parsing stack memory corruption attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:31588 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP D-Link Multiple Products hedwig.cgi cookie buffer overflow attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:31589 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SERVICES  Linux iscsi_add_notunderstood_response request buffer overflow attempt (protocol-services.rules)
 * 1:31587 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XDP encoded download attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:31613 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Reader embedded PRC stream NULL dereference denial of service attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:31612 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Reader embedded PRC stream NULL dereference denial of service attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:31611 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31610 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31609 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31608 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:18482 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer History.go method double free corruption attempt (browser-ie.rules)

2014-08-05 14:16:26 UTC

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-08-05

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2956.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:31609 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31610 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31613 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Reader embedded PRC stream NULL dereference denial of service attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:31611 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)
 * 1:31612 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Reader embedded PRC stream NULL dereference denial of service attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:31587 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader XDP encoded download attempt (file-pdf.rules)
 * 1:31602 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain casion-onlinepokies.com - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31600 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS reverse lookup response for known malware domain spheral.ru - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31601 <-> ENABLED <-> BLACKLIST DNS request for known malware domain .bayandovmeci.com - Win.Trojan.Glupteba (blacklist.rules)
 * 1:31598 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted obfuscated use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31599 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted obfuscated use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31597 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted embed use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31596 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted embed use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31594 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted object use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31595 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted object use after free attempt (browser-chrome.rules)
 * 1:31592 <-> DISABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel TXO and OBJ records parsing stack memory corruption attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:31593 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Trojan.SMSSend outbound connection attempt (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31590 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SERVICES  Linux iscsi_add_notunderstood_response request buffer overflow attempt (protocol-services.rules)
 * 1:31591 <-> ENABLED <-> FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel TXO and OBJ records parsing stack memory corruption attempt (file-office.rules)
 * 1:31588 <-> DISABLED <-> SERVER-WEBAPP D-Link Multiple Products hedwig.cgi cookie buffer overflow attempt (server-webapp.rules)
 * 1:31589 <-> DISABLED <-> PROTOCOL-SERVICES  Linux iscsi_add_notunderstood_response request buffer overflow attempt (protocol-services.rules)
 * 1:31603 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server HELLO request to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31604 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server READD command to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31605 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba C&C server READY command to client (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31607 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba client response/authenticate to C&C server (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31606 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Glupteba payload download request (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:31608 <-> ENABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cloneNode for loop remote code execution attempt (browser-ie.rules)

Modified Rules:


 * 1:18482 <-> DISABLED <-> BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer History.go method double free corruption attempt (browser-ie.rules)