Quest NetVault Backup Server Process Manager Service NVBUBackup JobList Method SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-17-992
Type zdi
Reporter Brian Gorenc - Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
Modified 2017-12-15T00:00:00


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 NVBUBackup JobList 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.