This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
A telephony application running on the remote host is affected by
According to the version in its SIP banner, the version of Asterisk
running on the remote host is potentially affected by the following
- A stack-based buffer overflow error exists related to
SIP, HTTP and XMPP handling over TCP. Note that in the
case of 'Certified Asterisk', SIP is not affected.
Further note that in the case of XMPP, an attacker must
establish an authenticated session first. (CVE-2012-5976)
- An error exists related to device state cache and
anonymous calls that could allow system resources to be
exhausted. Note this vulnerability only affects systems
configured to allow anonymous calls. (CVE-2012-5977)
See also :
Upgrade to Asterisk 126.96.36.199 / 10.11.1 / 11.1.2, Certified Asterisk
1.8.11-cert10 or apply the patches listed in the Asterisk advisory.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true