GLSA-201406-25 : Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-25
(Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Asterisk. Please review
the CVE identifiers below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker that gains access to a privileged Asterisk account can
execute arbitrary system shell commands. Furthermore an unprivileged
remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Asterisk 11 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/asterisk-11.10.2'
All Asterisk 1.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/asterisk-'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76227 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68036

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4046

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