Asterisk HTTP Content-Length Header DoS (AST-2013-002)

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Synopsis :

A telephony application running on the remote host is affected by a
denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to the version in its SIP banner, the version of Asterisk
running on the remote host is potentially affected by a denial of
service vulnerability related to HTTP POST requests with very large
Content-Length header values.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Asterisk / 10.12.2 / 11.2.2 / Certified Asterisk
1.8.15-cert2, or apply the patch listed in the Asterisk advisory.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 65897 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58756

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2686

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