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

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

phpMyAdmin CSRF CVE-2019-12922     
WordPress Plugin Joomsport 3.3 SQLi CVE-2019-14348
Webmin RCE CVE-2019-15107
Jenkins RCE CVE-2019-1003029
WordPress Plugin UserPro 4.9.32 XSS CVE-2019-14470
Confluence Widget Connector Macro Template Injection CVE-2019-3396
WordPress Plugin WooCommerce Product Feed 2.2.18 XSS CVE-2019-1010124
WordPress Plugin Download Manager 2.9.93 XSS CVE-2019-15889
WordPress Plugin Download Manager 2.9.93 XSS (Var-B) CVE-2019-15889
Joomla! com_jssupportticket SQLi
WordPress Plugin SlickQuiz SQLi CVE-2019-12516
WordPress Plugin SlickQuiz XSS CVE-2019-12517
Dolibarr ERP-CRM 10.0.1 XSS CVE-2019-16197
LimeSurvey 3.17.13 XSS CVE-2019-16173
* vBulletin 5.5.4 RCE (Strict) CVE-2019-16759
* vBulletin 5.5.4 RCE (Less Strict) CVE-2019-16759


* NOTE: For vBulletin vulnerability CVE-2019-16759 two rules have been added: the “Strict” version of the rule will provide full protection against this CVE but may prevent use of some vBulletin features. The “Less Strict” version of the rule should not hinder functionality and still provide decent protection, but full protection against attacks exploiting this CVE when using this version of the rule cannot be guaranteed due to the specifics of this vulnerability.

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.