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Web Application Security – ModSecurity Commercial Rules, Update for January 2021

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.

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 WP E-Signature < Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Upload to RCE
WordPress Plugin Simple Job Board < 2.9.4 Directory Traversal CVE-2020-35749
WordPress Plugin WP Paginate < 2.1.4 Authenticated Stored XSS
Oracle WebLogic Server Authenticated RCE CVE-2021-2109
WordPress Plugin Doneren met Mollie < 2.8.5 Unauthorised CSV Export to Sensitive Data Disclosure
WordPress Plugin Stripe Payments 2.0.39 Authenticated Stored XSS
ZyXEL Secret Backdoor Account CVE-2020-29583
WordPress Plugin Orbit Fox by ThemeIsle < 2.10.3 Authenticated Stored XSS
WooCommerce Gift Cards 3.0.2 - File Upload to RCE CVE-2020-35627
WordPress Plugin Simple Social Buttons < 3.2.1 Reflected XSS
WordPress Plugin LiteSpeed Cache 3.6 - server_ip 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.