[Snort-sigs] Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update 2011-02-01

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Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update

Synopsis:
The Sourcefire VRT is aware of a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet
Explorer. This release also adds and modifies rules in several
categories.

Details:
Microsoft Security Advisory (CVE-2011-0096):
Microsoft Internet Explorer suffers from a programming error that may
allow a remote attacker to execute a cross-site scripting attack. This
attack could then lead to information disclosure.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 18335.

Additionally, the Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules
in the exploit, ftp, netbios, oracle, scada, web-activex, web-client
and web-misc rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from
these technologies.

For a complete list of new and modified rules please see:

http://www.snort.org/vrt/docs/ruleset_changelogs/changes-2011-02-01.html
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