Axis Communication P3225 and M3005 Network Cameras Improper Privilege Management (CVE-2017-20049)

critical Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 501939


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


A vulnerability, was found in legacy Axis devices such as P3225 and M3005. This affects an unknown part of the component CGI Script. The manipulation leads to improper privilege management. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 501939

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 1/23/2024

Updated: 2/15/2024

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-20049


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:/o:axis:m3005_firmware, cpe:/o:axis:m3007_firmware, cpe:/o:axis:m3045_firmware, cpe:/o:axis:p1204_firmware, cpe:/o:axis:p3225_firmware, cpe:/o:axis:p3367_firmware

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/AxisCommunication

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/15/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-20049

CWE: 269