Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')
A remote code execution vulnerability was discovered in ansible. It involves the escalation of a local permission access level into arbitrary code execution. The code execution can be triggered by interpolation of file names maliciously crafted as lookup plugin commands, in combination with its pipe feature.
CWE-74 - Injection
Listed as the number one web application security risk on the 'OWASP Top Ten', injection attacks are widespread and dangerous, especially in legacy applications. Injection attacks are a class of vulnerabilities in which an attacker injects untrusted data into a web application that gets processed by an interpreter, altering the program's execution. This can result in data loss/theft, loss of data integrity, denial of service, and even compromising the entire system.