CVSS 3.1 Score 7.1 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 21, 2023
Updated: Nov 28, 2023


CVE-2023-21418 is a vulnerability in the VAPIX API irissetup.cgi, affecting multiple Axis products. It allows for path traversal attacks that can result in file deletion. Exploiting this flaw requires authentication with an operator- or administrator-privileged service account. The impact is lower for operator service accounts and limited to non-system files compared to administrator privileges. Axis has released patched versions of AXIS OS to address this vulnerability, and organizations are advised to refer to the Axis security advisory for more information and solutions. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with a base score of 7.1 out of 10, and an availability impact of HIGH.

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