GLSA-201811-11 : Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119131


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-11 (Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Asterisk. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or conduct information gathering.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Asterisk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/asterisk-13.23.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119131

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201811-11.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/26

Updated: 2018/11/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:asterisk, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16671, CVE-2017-16672, CVE-2017-17850, CVE-2018-12227, CVE-2018-17281

GLSA: 201811-11