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OS Command Injection

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/27/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/06/2011
Modified
06/20/2013

Description

An OS command injection vulnerability occurs when a developer uses invalidated user controlled parameters to execute operating system commands. OS command injection vulnerabilities allow attackers to run arbitrary commands on the remote server.

This is one of the flaws under the category of Code Injection, in the OWASP Top Ten.

Solution(s)

  • spider-param-os-commanding

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