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what is this release?
ModSecurity 2.2.0 - 05/26/2011 - (download)
Release Description:
  • Improvements:
- Changed Licensing from GPLv2 to Apache Software License v2 (ASLv2)
- Created new INSTALL file outlining quick config setup
- Added a new rule regression testing framework to the /util directory
- Added new activated_rules directory which will allow users to place symlinks pointing
 to files they want to run.  This allows for easier Apache Include wild-carding
- Adding in new RULE_MATURITY and RULE_ACCURACY tags
- Adding in a check for X-Forwarded-For source IP when creating IP collection
- Added new Application Defect checks (55 app defect file) from Watcher tool (Check Charset)
- Added new AppSensor rules to experimental_dir
- Added new Generic Malicious JS checks in outbound content
- Added experimental IP Forensic rules to gather Client hostname/whois info
- Added support for Mozilla's Content Security Policy (CSP) to the experimental_rules
- Global collection in the 10 file now uses the Host Request Header as the collection key.
 This allows for per-site global collections.
- Added new SpiderLabs Research (SLR) rules directory (slr_rules) for known vulnerabilties.
 This includes both converted web rules from Emerging Threats (ET) and from SLR Team.
- Added new SLR rule packs for known application vulns for WordPress, Joomla and phpBB
- Added experimental rules for detecting Open Proxy Abuse
- Added experimental Passive Vulnerability Scanning ruleset using OSVDB and Lua API
- Added additional URI Request Validation rule to the 20 protocol violations file (Rule ID - 981227)
- Added new SQLi detection rules (959070, 959071 and 959072)
- Added "Toata dragostea mea pentru diavola" to the malicious User-Agent data
  • Bug Fixes:
- Assigned IDs to all active SecRules/SecActions
- Removed rule inversion (!) from rule ID 960902
- Fixed false negative issue in Response Splitting Rule
- Fixed false negative issue with @validateByteRange check
- Updated the TARGETS lising for rule ID 950908
- Updated TX data for REQBODY processing
- Changed the pass action to block in the RFI rules in the 40 generic file
- Updated RFI regex to catch IP address usage in hostname
- Changed REQUEST_URI_RAW variable to REQUEST_LINE in SLR rules to allow matches on request methods.
- Updated the RFI rules in the 40 generic attacks conf file to remove explicit logging actions.
 They will now inherit the settings from the SecDefaultAction
Release License: Apache Software License v2 (ASLv2)
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