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

Overview for rules released by Trustwave SpiderLabs in September 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 BetterDocs 1.9.0-1.91 - Reflected XSS
WordPress Plugin BetterDocs < 1.9.0 - Reflected XSS
VMWare vCenter - Arbitrary File Upload to RCE CVE-2021-22005
Nagios XI < 5.8.5 - Path Traversal to RCE CVE-2021-37343
WordPress Plugin User Registration < 2.0.2 - Low Privilege Stored XSS CVE-2021-24654
WordPress Plugin Contact Form Entries < 1.2.1 - Reflected XSS
WordPress Plugin User Activity Log < 1.4.7 - Reflected XSS
WordPress Plugin Easy Social Icons < 3.1.0 - Reflected XSS
WordPress Plugin Better Find and Replace < 1.2.9 - Reflected XSS CVE-2021-24676
Microsoft Exchange Server - Pre-auth Path Confusion leads to ACL Bypass CVE-2021-34473
WordPress Plugin TranslatePress < 2.0.9 - Authenticated Stored XSS CVE-2021-24610
WordPress Plugin WP Statistic < 13.1 - Reflected XSS
HAProxy - HTTP Request Smuggling CVE-2021-40346
IceWarp WebMail <= - XSS CVE-2020-8512
WordPress Plugin underConstruction < 1.19 - Reflected XSS CVE-2021-39320
Microsoft Exchange Server - Authentication Bypass to Information Disclosure CVE-2021-33766

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.