Netopia allows system logs to be viewed without login

netopia-view-system-log (5536) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Netopia 650-ST ISDN router running firmware could allow a remote attacker without any login credentials to view system files containing sensitive information. At the Telnet login screen, a remote attacker can type Ctrl+F to view the WAN event log or Ctrl+E to view the device event log. An attacker can use this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information, such as usernames and passwords.


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Nov 15 2000 - 16:16:07 CST: Netopia ISDN Router 650-ST: Viewing of all system logs without login.
  • BID-1952: Netopia 650-T ISDN Router Username/Password Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-1999-0571: A router's configuration service or management interface (such as a web server or telnet) is configured to allow connections from arbitrary hosts.
  • CVE-2000-1179: Netopia ISDN Router 650-ST before 4.3.5 allows remote attackers to read system logs without authentication by directly connecting to the login screen and typing certain control characters.
  • OSVDB ID: 1647: Netopia 650-T ISDN Router Credentials Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Netopia Netopia 650-ST ISDN Router 3.3.2


Nov 16, 2000

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