Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')
A Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability was discovered in the Any23 YAMLExtractor.java file and is known to affect Any23 versions < 2.5. RCE vulnerabilities allow a malicious actor to execute any code of their choice on a remote machine over LAN, WAN, or internet. RCE belongs to the broader class of arbitrary code execution (ACE) vulnerabilities.
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.