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Web Application Security – ModSecurity Commercial Rules, Update for September 2022

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

Microsoft Exchange Server RCE CVE-2022-41082
Microsoft Exchange Server Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability CVE-2022-41040
WordPress Plugin Autoptimize < 3.1.1 - Admin+ Stored XSS CVE-2022-2635
WordPress Plugin WPvivid Backup 0.9.76 - Admin+ Arbitrary File Deletion
WordPress Plugin Enable Media Replace < 4.0.0 - Admin+ Path Traversal CVE-2022-2554
WordPress Plugin All-in-One WP Migration < 7.63 - Unauthenticated XSS CVE-2022-2546
WordPress Plugin Post SMTP < 2.1.4 - Admin+ Stored XSS CVE-2022-2351
WordPress Plugin Slider, Gallery, and Carousel by MetaSlider < 3.27.9 - Admin+ XSS CVE-2022-2823
WordPress Plugin Download Manager < 3.2.55 - Admin+ Arbitrary File/Folder Access via Path Traversal CVE-2022-2926

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.