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

Overview for rules released by Trustwave SpiderLabs in July 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 < 3.2.48 - Contributor+ Stored XSS CVE-2022-2101
WordPress Plugin Download Manager < 3.2.44 - Reflected XSS CVE-2022-2168
WordPress Plugin Visualizer < 3.7.7 - Reflected XSS
Apache Spark < 3.0.3 Command Injection - CVE-2022-33891
Wordpress Plugin Simple Membership < 4.1.3 - Membership Privilege Escalation CVE-2022-2273
Wordpress Plugin Simple Membership < 4.1.3 - Unauthenticated Membership Privilege Escalation CVE-2022-2317
Atlassian Questions For Confluence app 2.7.34, 2.7.35, and 3.0.2 Default Username and Password CVE-2022-26138
WordPress Plugin Header Footer Code Manager < 1.1.24 - XSS CVE-2022-0899
WordPress Plugin Custom Product Tabs for WooCommerce < 1.7.8 - Unauthenticated Toggle Content Setting Update CVE-2022-28666

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.