This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
The Asterisk Development Team has announced security releases for
Asterisk branches 1.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, and 1.8. The available security
releases are released as versions 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168.3, and
These releases are available for immediate download at
The releases of Asterisk 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52.3, and 184.108.40.206
resolve two issues :
- File Descriptor Resource Exhaustion (AST-2011-005)
- Asterisk Manager User Shell Access (AST-2011-006)
The issues and resolutions are described in the AST-2011-005 and
AST-2011-006 security advisories.
For more information about the details of these vulnerabilities,
please read the security advisories AST-2011-005 and AST-2011-006,
which were released at the same time as this announcement.
For a full list of changes in the current releases, please see the
Security advisory AST-2011-005 and AST-2011-006 are available at :
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 :
Update the affected asterisk package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true