Foscam C1 Hardcoded FTP Credentials (CVE-2016-8731)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700147


NNM observed at least one authentication session originating from this client address.


Foscam C1 IP Camera installs with hardcoded default FTP user credentials. The 'r' account has a password of 'r'. This allows a remote attacker to trivially access the FTP service on port 50021 and gain access to the mounted Micro-SD card.


Exploitation relies on the availability of port 50021. Preventing access to this port or disabling FTP completely will help mitigate this vulnerability.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 700147

Family: Generic

Published: 2017/06/26

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 700146

Nessus ID: 101547

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:foscam:c1_webcam_firmware

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8731

BID: 99193