openSUSE 10 Security Update : asterisk (asterisk-2272)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes 2 security problem in the PBX software Asterisk.

CVE-2006-5444: Integer overflow in the get_input function in the
Skinny channel driver (chan_skinny.c) as used by Cisco SCCP phones,
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a certain dlen
value that passes a signed integer comparison and leads to a
heap-based buffer overflow.

CVE-2006-5445: A vulnerability in the SIP channel driver
(channels/chan_sip.c) in Asterisk on SUSE Linux 10.1 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via
unspecified vectors that result in the creation of 'a real pvt
structure' that uses more resources than necessary.

Solution :

Update the affected asterisk package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27156 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5444

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