Advisory Details

December 15th, 2017

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

ZDI-17-995
ZDI-CAN-4906

CVE ID CVE-2017-17659
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Quest
AFFECTED PRODUCTS NetVault Backup
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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 NVBUJobHistory 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.

VENDOR RESPONSE Quest states:


Fixed by NVBU 11.4.5


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-12-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-12-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Brian Gorenc - Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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