[Snort-sigs] Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update 2010-12-09
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Thu Dec 9 14:51:20 EST 2010
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Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update
The Sourcefire VRT is aware of a vulnerability affecting Internet
Microsoft Internet Explorer Remote Code Execution:
Microsoft Internet Explorer contains a programming error that may allow
a remote attacker to execute code on an affected system. The problem
occurs when the application attempts to reference memory after it has
A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 18196.
Additionally the Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules
in the netbios and specific-threats rule sets to provide coverage for
emerging threats from these technologies.
For a complete list of new and modified rules please see:
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