This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 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-201206-05
(Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Asterisk:
An error in manager.c allows shell access through the MixMonitor
application, GetVar, or Status (CVE-2012-2414).
An error in chan_skinny.c could cause a heap-based buffer overflow
An error in chan_sip.c prevents Asterisk from checking if a channel
exists before connected line updates (CVE-2012-2416).
An error in chan_iax2.c may cause an invalid pointer to be called
chan_skinny.c contains a NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2012-2948).
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
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-126.96.36.199'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true