Fortinet Discovers WordPress Plugin Flamingo CSV Injection Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a CSV Injection vulnerability in the Wordpress Plugin - Flamingo.
Flamingo is a message storage plugin originally created for Contact Form 7, which doesn't store submitted messages. The plugin has over 500,000+ active installations.
A CSV Injection vulnerability was discovered in Flamingo Plugin v 2.1. It allows an user with low level privileges to inject OS command that will be included in the exported CSV file, leading to possible command/code execution.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Jan 15, 2020
Update the plugin to the latest version (v2.1.1).
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Flamingo's development team on January 09, 2020.
Flamingo's development team confirmed the vulnerability on January 15, 2020.
Flamingo's development team patched the vulnerability on January 15, 2020.
This vulnerability was discovered by Vishnupriya Ilango of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.