Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4765-1 modsecurity -- security update

Date Reported:
18 Sep 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-15598.
More information:

Ervin Hegedues discovered that ModSecurity v3 enabled global regular expression matching which could result in denial of service. For additional information please refer to

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.3-1+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your modsecurity packages.

For the detailed security status of modsecurity please refer to its security tracker page at: