Sandro Poppi, member of the AXIS OS Bug Bounty Program, has found that the VAPIX API overlay_del.cgi is vulnerable to path traversal attacks that allows for file deletion. This flaw can only be exploited after authenticating with an operator- or administrator-privileged service account. Axis has released patched AXIS OS versions for the highlighted flaw. Please refer to the Axis security advisory for more information and solution.
Published 2023-10-16 07:15:09
Updated 2023-10-19 20:19:06
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-21415

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 27 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-21415

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
Axis Communications AB

CWE ids for CVE-2023-21415

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
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Products affected by CVE-2023-21415

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