Product Security


Axis follows industry best practices in managing and responding to security vulnerabilities in our products to minimize customers risk of exposure. Axis cannot guarantee that products and services are free from flaws that may be exploited for malicious attacks.

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Axis monitor known vulnerabilities referred to as CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure). Those that affect our products will be patched as part of regular firmware/software updates. CVEs that Axis identify as critical will be prioritized and often announced with a Security Advisory.

If you are concerned with a specific CVE that you believe may be present in the product's firmware:

  1. Check that you use the latest firmware/software for your product.  Latest version may include a patch.
  2. Check the list of published Security Advisories (below)
  3. Read the Common remarks from security scanning tools
  4. Contact Axis product support at


In the case that you have discovered a new vulnerability in our product firmware, you are encouraged to submit your discovery via email to Sensitive content can be encrypted using our public PGP key.

Note: will only respond to unknown potential product vulnerabilities (i.e those for which there is not an already documented CVE).

Should your discovery pertain to an exploit or vulnerability related to the Axis web or related web services, please contact

Note that Axis does not operate any bug bounty programs, however we credit the person responsible for the discovery.

News update

2020-06-22 Published Common remarks from security scanning tools to assist customers in making a risk analysis of the results from a security scanning.

2020-03-19 An internal software security audit discovered a flaw in the protection for device tampering (known as Secure Boot) in AXIS Q3527-LVE and AXIS A8207-VE MkII. Read the Axis Security Advisory for more information

2019-09-23 A researcher has discovered that ONVIF devices exposing WS Discovery (port 3207) to Internet are susceptible to be exploited for a Distributed Denial-Of-Service (DDOS) attack.  Read Axis Security Advisory for more information.


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