This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
The Asterisk Development Team has announced security releases for
Asterisk branches 1.6.1, 1.6.2, and 1.8. The available security
releases are released as versions 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124.2, and 126.96.36.199.
These releases are available for immediate download at
http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases ** This
is a re-release of Asterisk 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206.1 and 220.127.116.11 which
contained a bug which caused duplicate manager entries (issue #18987).
The releases of Asterisk 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124.2, and 126.96.36.199 resolve two
- Resource exhaustion in Asterisk Manager Interface
- Remote crash vulnerability in TCP/TLS server
(AST-2011-004) The issues and resolutions are
described in the AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004
security advisories. For more information about the
details of these vulnerabilities, please read the
security advisories AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004,
which were released at the same time as this
announcement. For a full list of changes in the
current releases, please see the ChangeLog:
eleases/ChangeLog-188.8.131.52 Security advisory
AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004 are available at:
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
See also :
Update the affected asterisk package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false