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Web Application Security – ModSecurity Commercial Rules, Update for February 15th 2023

Overview for rules released by Trustwave SpiderLabs in February 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 YourChannel < 1.2.2 - Subscriber+ Stored XSS CVE-2023-0282
WordPress Plugin Simple URLs < 115 - Subscriber+ SQLi CVE-2023-0098
WordPress Plugin Survey Maker < 3.1.2 - Subscriber+ SQLi CVE-2023-23490
WordPress Plugin Easy Digital Downloads - Unauthenticated SQLi CVE-2023-23489
WordPress Plugin Paid Membership Pro < 2.9.8 - Unauthenticated SQLi CVE-2023-23488
WordPress Plugin WP Statistics < 13.2.9 - Authenticated SQLi CVE-2022-4230
WordPress Plugin WP-Ban < 11.69.1 - Admin+ Stored XSS CVE-2022-4260
WordPress Plugin GiveWP < 2.24.1 - Unauthenticated SQLi CVE-2023-0224

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.