Fedora 15 : asterisk-1.8.7.1-1.fc15 (2011-14538)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

The Asterisk Development Team has announced a security release for
Asterisk= 1.8. The available security release is released as version
1.8.7.1.

This release is available for immediate download at
http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases

The release of Asterisk 1.8.7.1 resolves an issue with SIP URI parsing
whic= h can lead to a remotely exploitable crash :

Remote Crash Vulnerability in SIP channel driver (AST-2011-012)

The issue and resolution is described in the AST-2011-012 security
advisory.

For more information about the details of this vulnerability, please
read t= he security advisory AST-2011-012, which was released at the
same time as this announcement.

For a full list of changes in the current release, please see the
ChangeLog :

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases/ChangeLo
g-1.8= .7.1

Security advisory AST-2011-012 is available at :

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-012.pdf

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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.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-012.pdf
http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases
http://www.nessus.org/u?a847c0c6
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746817
http://www.nessus.org/u?17609f03

Solution :

Update the affected asterisk package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56788 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50177

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4063

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