AXIS Camera Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2729


The remote host is a network-based camera.


The remote host is running a network-based AXIS camera. Such cameras are easy to install, do not require a server, and can be remotely administered via a web GUI. By default, anonymous users can connect to the camera and control the camera view, grab stillshot images, and more.


Ensure that the use of the camera is in keeping with corporate policies and guidelines. Further, ensure that there is no violation of confidentiality or privacy with respect to the placement of the camera.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2729

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/03/21

Modified: 2016/09/30

Dependencies: 8166

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium