Intrusion Prevention

Quest.NetVault.Backup.Export.Arbitrary.File.Overwrite

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Directory Traversal Vulnerability in Quest Software NetVault Backup.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. An attacker can exploit this to overwrite arbitrary files on the affected machine via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Quest Software NetVault Backup prior to 11.4.5.15

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://support.quest.com/download/downloads?id=6082403

CVE References

CVE-2018-1162