Fedora 8 : asterisk-1.4.18.1-1.fc8 (2008-2554)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to 1.4.18.1 plus another patch to fix some security issues.
AST-2008-002 details two buffer overflows that were discovered in RTP
codec payload type handling. *
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2008-002.pdf * All users
of SIP in Asterisk 1.4 and 1.6 are affected. AST-2008-003 details a
vulnerability which allows an attacker to bypass SIP authentication
and to make a call into the context specified in the general section
of sip.conf. *
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2008-003.pdf * All users
of SIP in Asterisk 1.0, 1.2, 1.4, or 1.6 are affected. AST-2008-005
details a problem in the way manager IDs are calculated. *
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2008-005.pdf

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 :

http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2008-002.pdf
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2008-003.pdf
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2008-005.pdf
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438127
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438129
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438131
http://www.nessus.org/u?f2e865c6

Solution :

Update the affected asterisk package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31664 (fedora_2008-2554.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28310
28316

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1289
CVE-2008-1332
CVE-2008-1390

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