Tridium Niagara AX Path Traversal (CVE-2012-4701)

critical Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 500889


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


Directory traversal vulnerability in Tridium Niagara AX 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7 allows remote attackers to read sensitive files, and consequently execute arbitrary code, by leveraging (1) valid credentials or (2) the guest feature.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 500889

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 3/21/2023

Updated: 10/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4701


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:tridium:niagara_ax_framework:3.5, cpe:/a:tridium:niagara_ax_framework:3.6, cpe:/a:tridium:niagara_ax_framework:3.7

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/assetBag

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/15/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/15/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4701

CWE: 22