This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 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-200703-14
(Asterisk: SIP Denial of Service)
The MU Security Research Team discovered that Asterisk contains a
NULL pointer dereferencing error in the SIP channel when handling
A remote attacker could cause an Asterisk server listening for SIP
messages to crash by sending a specially crafted SIP request message.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Asterisk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose net-misc/asterisk
Note: Asterisk 1.0.x is no longer supported upstream so users should
consider upgrading to Asterisk 1.2.x.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24839 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1306