Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')
webcheckout in myrepos through 1.20171231 does not sanitize URLs that are passed to git clone, allowing a malicious website operator or a MitM attacker to take advantage of it for arbitrary code execution, as demonstrated by an "ext::sh -c" attack or an option injection attack.
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.