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Web Application Security – ModSecurity Commercial Rules, Update for February 2019

Overview for rules released by Trustwave SpiderLabs in February 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

  • Joomla! Component JHotelReservation 6.0.7 SQLi
  • Joomla! Component J2Store 3.3.6 SQLi
  • XAMPP 5.6.8 SQLi CVE-2019-8923
  • XAMPP 5.6.8 XXS CVE-2019-8924
  • WordPress Plugin ad manager wd 1.0.11 LFI

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.