Avirt Gateway Suite Telnet proxy could allow unauthorized access

avirt-gateway-telnet-access (7915) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


The Avirt Gateway Suite could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized system access, caused by a vulnerability in the telnet proxy. A remote attacker can Telnet to the Telnet proxy listening on port 23 and browse system files and folders or access the DOS command prompt without requiring any type of authentication.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Avirt Web site: Avirt Internet Sharing.
  • Strumpf Noir Society Advisory January 17, 2002: Avirt Gateway Suite Remote SYSTEM Level Compromise.
  • BID-3901: Avirt Gateway Suite Telnet Proxy Remote SYSTEM Access Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0134: Telnet proxy in Avirt Gateway Suite 4.2 does not require authentication for connecting to the proxy system itself, which allows remote attackers to list file contents of the proxy and execute arbitrary commands via a dos command.
  • OSVDB ID: 6803: Avirt Gateway Suite Telnet Proxy Arbitrary Command Execution

Platforms Affected:

  • Inari Avirt Gateway Suite 4.2


Jan 17, 2002

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