[Snort-users] ET POLICY Vulnerable Java Version 1.8.x Detected

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at ...589...
Sun Mar 22 10:41:38 EDT 2015

That’s an emerging threats rule, not an official Snort Subscriber Rule Set rule.  You’ll have to take that up with the emerging threats personnel.

Joel Esler
Open Source Manager
Threat Intelligence Team Lead
Talos Group

> On Mar 20, 2015, at 7:38 PM, Jonathon Elwood <jaelwood at ...11827...> wrote:
> I'm running snort version pkg v3.2.3 (this is pfsense version 2.2.1).
> I'm getting an alert for some of my machines that have Java installed (ET POLICY Vulnerable Java Version 1.8.x Detected).  These are Windows 8.1 machines and I verified that I have the latest version of Java.  Java version "1.8.0_40" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_40-b26)
> Any idea why snort would trigger this alert with this version of Java?
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