Quest NetVault Backup Server Process Manager Service NVBUPhaseStatus Get Method SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2017-12-15T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-979
Type zdi
Reporter rgod
Modified 2017-12-15T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Quest NetVault Backup. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of NVBUPhaseStatus Get method requests. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to construct SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the underlying database.