Asterisk HTTP Session Handling DoS (AST-2014-007)

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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. A flaw exists in the handling of TCP and TLS
connections when the connection is initiated but not completed. A
remote attacker could repeatedly send such requests that may result in
a denial of service.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead
relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Asterisk / 11.10.1 / 12.3.1 / Certified Asterisk
1.8.15-cert6 / 11.6-cert3, or apply the appropriate patch listed in
the Asterisk advisory.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 76088 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4047

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