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

Overview for rules released by Trustwave SpiderLabs in October 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 Stored XSS CVE-2019-16219

WordPress Plugin Visualizer SSRF CVE-2019-16932

WordPress Plugin Visualizer XSS CVE-2019-16931

WordPress Plugin Broken Link Checker XSS CVE-2019-16521

WordPress Plugin All in One SEO Pack XSS CVE-2019-16520

WordPress Plugin Lara Google Analytics XSS

WordPress Plugin Download Plugins and Themes from Dashboard XSS CVE-2019-17239

WordPress Plugin Photo Gallery by 10Web SQLi CVE-2019-16119

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.