Tridium Niagara AX Insufficiently Protected Credentials (CVE-2012-3025)

high Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 500890


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


The default configuration of Tridium Niagara AX Framework through 3.6 uses a cleartext base64 format for transmission of credentials in cookies, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the network.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 500890

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: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-3025


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:tridium:niagara_ax_framework

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/assetBag

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/16/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3025

CWE: 310