Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers WordPress AdRotate SQL Injection Vulnerability

Summary

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a SQL injection vulnerability in AJDG Solutions AdRotate plugin for WordPress.

With AdRotate you can easily place advertising banners pretty much anywhere on your site while managing everything from the easy to use dashboard. No fussing with your themes code if you don't want to.

A SQL injection vulnerability exists in the AJDG Solutions AdRotate plugin through 5.2 for WordPress. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands on the affected system.

Solutions

FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

WordPress.AJDGSolutions.AdRotate.SQL.Injection

User should apply the patch provided by AJDG Solutions

https://wordpress.org/plugins/adrotate 

Timeline

Fortinet reported the vulnerability to AJDG Solutions on July 09, 2019.

AJDG Solutions asked for more information and confirmed the vulnerability on July 10, 2019. 

AJDG Solutions released patch for the vulnerability on July 12, 2019.


Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was discovered by Tin Duong of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

IPS Subscription

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinet's intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this vulnerability with the appropriate configuration parameters in place. Fortinet's IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by FortiGuard Labs, which enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats. These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle.