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A telephony application running on the remote host is affected by a
stack overflow vulnerability.
According to the version in its SIP banner, the version of Asterisk
running on the remote host is potentially affected by a denial of
A stack overflow flaw exists when an HTTP request with a large number of
cookie headers isn't properly validated. A remote attacker could
potentially cause a denial of service if a request has an unlimited
number of cookie headers in the request.
Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied
only on the application's self-reported version number.
See also :
Upgrade to Asterisk 184.108.40.206 / 11.8.1 / 12.1.1 / Certified Asterisk
1.8.15-cert5 / 11.6-cert2, or apply the appropriate patch listed in the
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
Public Exploit Available : false