[Snort-sigs] Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update 2011-05-10

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Tue May 10 13:33:11 EDT 2011


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Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update

Synopsis:
The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting products from
Microsoft Corporation.

Details:
Microsoft Security Advisory MS11-035:
The Microsoft Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) contains a
programming error that may allow a remote attacker to execute code on
an affected system. This vulnerability does not require authentication
before exploitation.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 18950.

Microsoft Security Advisory MS11-036:
Microsoft PowerPoint contains programming errors that may allow a
remote attacker to execute code on an affected system via a malformed
PowerPoint document.

A rule to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability is included in
this release and is identified with GID 3, SID 18949.

Additionally, a previously released rule previously identified with GID
3, SID 16188 will also detect attacks targeting this issue. The rule is
now identified with GID 1, SID 16188 and has been updated with the
appropriate reference information.

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

http://www.snort.org/vrt/docs/ruleset_changelogs/changes-2011-05-10.html
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