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

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

WordPress Plugin Elementor Page Builder - Reflected XSS CVE-2020-8426
WordPress Plugin WP SItemap Page 1.6.2 Stored XSS
WordPress Plugin Duplicator < 1.3.28 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Download
WordPress Plugin Popup Builder < 3.0 SQLi via PHP Deserialization CVE-2020-9006
WordPress Plugin Ninja Forms < 3.4.23 - Stored XSS CVE-2020-8594
WordPress Plugin ThemeGrill Demo Importer < 1.6.2 - Auth Bypass & Database Wipe
WordPress Plugin GDPR Cookie Consent < 1.8.3 - Stored XSS
WordPress Plugin Strong Testimonials < 2.40.1 - Stored XSS CVE-2020-8549
WordPress Plugin LearnDash 3.1.2 Reflected XSS CVE-2020-7108

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.