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

Overview for rules released by Trustwave SpiderLabs in May 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 Easy Testimonials 3.6 XSS
WordPress Plugin Visual Composer 27.0 XSS
WordPress Plugin Ajax Load More 5.3.1
vBulletin 5.6.1 SQLi CVE-2020-12720
WordPress Plugin Advanced Order Export For WooCommerce 3.1.4 CVE-2020-11727
WordPress Plugin Chopslider 3.4 SQLi CVE-2020-11530
WordPress Plugin LifterLMS 3.37.15 File-Upload CVE-2020-6008
WordPress Plugin LearnDash 3.1.6 SQLi CVE-2020-6009
WordPress Plugin LearnPress CSRF CVE-2020-11511
WordPress Plugin LearnPress CSRF CVE-2020-11510

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.