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Web Application Security – ModSecurity Commercial Rules, Update for August 2020

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

ModSecurity Commercial Rules detect attacks or classes of attacks on web applications and their components as well as provide virtual patches for public vulnerabilities.

Release Summary

WordPress Plugin Discount Rules for WooCommerce < 2.1.0 - Authentication Bypass
WordPress Plugin The Official Facebook Chat Plugin < 1.6 - Chat Takeover
WordPress Plugin Newsletter < 6.8.2 - Authenticated PHP Object Injection
WordPress Theme JobCareer < 3.5 - Unauthenticated Reflected XSS
WordPress Plugin Change Login Logo <= 1.1.4 - Authenticated Stored XSS
WordPress Plugin Quiz and Survey Master < 7.0.1 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Deletion
WordPress Theme Real Estate 7 < 3.0.4 - Unauthenticated Reflected XSS
WordPress Plugin JobSearch < 1.5.6 Unauthenticated Reflected XSS
WordPress Plugin JobSearch < 1.5.5 Unauthenticated Reflected XSS
WordPress Theme Careerfy < 4.4.0 - Unauthenticated XSS
WordPress Theme Careerfy < 4.3.0 - Unauthenticated XSS
WordPress Plugin All in One SEO Pack < 3.6.2 Authenticated Stored XSS

How to Update

All the rules released this month are available for download and can be configured using the ModSecurity Dashboard. The rules are associated with the default profile and enabled for all licensed servers. To verify the rules were successfully downloaded by ModSecurity, log in to the ModSecurity Dashboard and verify the server "Last seen" date, which indicates the last successful download for the specified server.