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CWE - 89 : Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')

CWE Definition
Number of vulnerabilities: 4276
Description The software constructs all or part of an SQL command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not sanitize or incorrectly sanitizes special elements that could modify the intended SQL command when it is sent to a downstream component.Without sufficient removal or quoting of SQL syntax in user-controllable inputs, the generated SQL query can cause those inputs to be interpreted as SQL instead of ordinary user data. This can be used to alter query logic to bypass security checks, or to insert additional statements that modify the back-end database, possibly including execution of system commands.
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