Asterisk ReceiveFax Dialplan Application Remote DoS (AST-2014-010)

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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 in the ReceiveFax Dialplan application. This is
due to a flaw in the 'res_fax_spandsp' module, which is caused by the
improper handling of out-of-call messages. By using a specially
crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the

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

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Asterisk 11.12.1 / 12.5.1 / 11.6-cert6 or apply the
appropriate patch listed in the Asterisk advisory.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 77859 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69962

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6610

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