Active WebCam < 5.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2693


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running Active WebCam, a Java program that displays real-time video camera images over the Internet. This version of Active WebCam is vulnerable to several flaws. Specifically, it is reported that Active WebCam reveals path information and file name location (within debugging information). It is also reported that requesting a URI like '\a.txt' leads to a Denial of Service (DoS) condition on the remote application.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2693

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/03/10

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 17315

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 6.4


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0734

BID: 12778