GLSA-201209-15 : Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-15
(Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Asterisk:
An error in manager.c allows shell access (CVE-2012-2186).
An error in Asterisk could cause all RTP ports to be exhausted
A double-free error could occur when two parties attempt to
manipulate the same voicemail account simultaneously (CVE-2012-3863).
Asterisk does not properly implement certain ACL rules

Impact :

A remote, authenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or bypass
outbound call restrictions.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Asterisk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/asterisk-'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62344 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54317

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2186