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Trustwave App Scanner Updates for January 3, 2019

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Web Server Vulnerabilities Updates

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WordPress Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2018-20153y

In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, contributors could modify new comments made by users with greater privileges, possibly causing XSS.

WordPress Authorization Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2018-20152

In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, authors could bypass intended restrictions on post types via crafted input.

WordPress Sensitive Information Disclosure
CVE-2018-20151

In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, the user-activation page could be read by a search engine's web crawler if an unusual configuration were chosen. The search engine could then index and display a user's e-mail address and (rarely) the password that was generated by default.

WordPress Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
CVE-2018-20150

In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, crafted URLs could trigger XSS for certain use cases involving plugins.

WordPress Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
CVE-2018-20149

In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, when the Apache HTTP Server is used, authors could upload crafted files that bypass intended MIME type restrictions, leading to XSS, as demonstrated by a .jpg file without JPEG data.

WordPress PHP Object Injection Vulnerability
CVE-2018-20148

In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, contributors could conduct PHP object injection attacks via crafted metadata in a wp.getMediaItem XMLRPC call. This is caused by mishandling of serialized data at phar:// URLs in the wp_get_attachment_thumb_file function in wp-includes/post.php.

WordPress Authorization Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2018-20147

In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, authors could modify metadata to bypass intended restrictions on deleting files.

IBM WebSphere Cross Site Request Forgery Vulnerability
CVE-2018-1926

IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 Admin Console is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading a user to visit a malicious URL, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted request. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform CSRF attack and update available applications. IBM X-Force ID: 152992.

IBM WebSphere Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
CVE-2018-1901

IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 and 9.0 could allow a remote attacker to temporarily gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by incorrect cached value being used. IBM X-Force ID: 152530.

IBM WebSphere Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-1904

IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary Java code through an administrative client class with a serialized object from untrusted sources. IBM X-Force ID: 152533.

IBM WebSphere Sensitive Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-1957

IBM WebSphere Application Server 9 could allow sensitive information to be available caused by mishandling of data by the application based on an incorrect return by the httpServletRequest#authenticate() API when an unprotected URI is accessed. IBM X-Force ID: 153629.

PHP Denial of Service Vulnerability
CVE-2018-19935

ext/imap/php_imap.c in PHP 5.x and 7.x before 7.3.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via an empty string in the message argument to the imap_mail function.

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Overview for rules released by Trustwave SpiderLabs in January for ModSecurity Commercial Rules package. The rules are available for versions 2.9.x and 3.x of ModSecurity.

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