FreeBSD : asterisk -- Long Contact URIs in REGISTER requests can crash Asterisk (ee50726e-0319-11e6-aa86-001999f8d30b)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The Asterisk project reports :

Asterisk may crash when processing an incoming REGISTER request if
that REGISTER contains a Contact header with a lengthy URI.

This crash will only happen for requests that pass authentication.
Unauthenticated REGISTER requests will not result in a crash
occurring.

This vulnerability only affects Asterisk when using PJSIP as its SIP
stack. The chan_sip module does not have this problem.

See also :

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2016-004.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?7618db76

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90556 ()

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