Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')
An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.13.4 is affected. The issue involves the Bracketed Paste Mode of the "Terminal" component. It allows user-assisted attackers to inject arbitrary commands within pasted content.
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.