This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-15
(Asterisk: IAX2 video frame buffer overflow)
Asterisk fails to properly check the length of truncated video frames
in the IAX2 channel driver which results in a buffer overflow.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially
crafted IAX2 video stream resulting in the execution of arbitrary code
with the permissions of the user running Asterisk.
Disable public IAX2 support.
See also :
All Asterisk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/asterisk-1.0.11_p1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21708 (gentoo_GLSA-200606-15.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-2898