Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')
A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Wavlink WN579X3 up to 20230615. Affected is an unknown function of the file /cgi-bin/adm.cgi of the component Ping Test. The manipulation of the argument pingIp leads to injection. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-232236. NOTE: The vendor was contacted early about this disclosure but did not respond in any way.
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.