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Web Application Security – ModSecurity Commercial Rules, Update for August 2022

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 Download Manager < 3.2.44 - Unauthenticated XSS
WordPress Plugin Duplicator < 1.4.7 - Unauthenticated Backup Download CVE-2022-2551
WordPress Plugin Duplicator < 1.4.7 - Unauthenticated System Information Disclosure CVE-2022-2552
WordPress Plugin Anti-Malware Security and Brute-Force Firewall < 4.21.83 - Reflected XSS CVE-2022-2599
WordPress Plugin WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips < 3.0.1 - Reflected  XSS CVE-2022-2537
WordPress Plugin WP Hide & Security Enhancer < 1.8 - XSS CVE-2022-2538
WordPress Plugin Social Slider Feed < 2.0.7 - Admin+ Stored XSS
WordPress Plugin Social Slider Feed < 2.0.6 - Admin+ Stored XSS via API Key

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.