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Web Application Security – ModSecurity Commercial Rules, Update for April 2023

Overview for rules released by Trustwave SpiderLabs in April 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 Watu Quiz < - Reflected XSS CVE-2023-0428
WordPress Plugin BackupBuddy < 8.8.3 - Multiple Reflected Cross-Site Scripting CVE-2022-4897
WordPress Plugin ReviewX <= 1.6.6 Authenticated SQL Injection CVE-2023-26325
WordPress Plugin Waiting One-click Countdowns <= 0.6.2 Authenticated SQL Injection CVE-2023-28659
WordPress Plugin Events Made Easy <= 2.3.14 Authenticated SQL Injection CVE-2023-28660
WordPress Plugin WP Popup Banners <= 1.2.5 Authenticated SQL Injection CVE-2023-28661
WordPress Plugin Gift Cards (Gift Vouchers and Packages) <= 4.3.1 Unauthenticated SQL Injection CVE-2023-28662
WordPress Plugin Formidable PRO2PDF <3.11 Authenticated SQL Injection CVE-2023-28663
WordPress Plugin GigPress <= 2.3.28 - Subscriber+ SQLi CVE-2023-0381
WordPress Plugin Correos Oficial <= - Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Download CVE-2023-0331
WordPress Plugin GeoDirectory < 2.2.24 - Admin+ SQLi CVE-2023-0278
WordPress Plugin ShortPixel Adaptive Images < 3.6.3 - Reflected XSS CVE-2023-0334
WordPress Plugin Drag and Drop Multiple File Uploader PRO Contact Form 7 v5.0.6.1 Path Traversal CVE-2023-1112

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.