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Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


A vulnerability was found in barronwaffles dwc_network_server_emulator. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects the function update_profile of the file gamespy/ The manipulation of the argument firstname/lastname leads to sql injection. The attack can be initiated remotely. The name of the patch is f70eb21394f75019886fbc2fb536de36161ba422. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-216772.

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CWE-89 - SQL Injection

Structured Query Language (SQL) injection attacks are one of the most common types of vulnerabilities. They exploit weaknesses in vulnerable applications to gain unauthorized access to backend databases. This often occurs when an attacker enters unexpected SQL syntax in an input field. The resulting SQL statement behaves in the background in an unintended manner, which allows the possibility of unauthorized data retrieval, data modification, execution of database administration operations, and execution of commands on the operating system.


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