Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')
Certain NETGEAR devices are affected by command injection. This affects R6100 before 126.96.36.199, R7500 before 188.8.131.52, R7500v2 before 184.108.40.206, R7800 before 220.127.116.11, EX6200v2 before 18.104.22.168, and D7800 before 22.214.171.124.
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.