Debian DSA-3990-1 : asterisk - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103654


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


Klaus-Peter Junghann discovered that insufficient validation of RTCP packets in Asterisk may result in an information leak. Please see the upstream advisory at for additional details.


Upgrade the asterisk packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:11.13.1~dfsg-2+deb8u4.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:13.14.1~dfsg-2+deb9u2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103654

File Name: debian_DSA-3990.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/04

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14603

DSA: 3990