Debian DLA-2729-1 : asterisk - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 152215
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-2729 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in Sangoma Asterisk 13.x before 13.38.3, 16.x before 16.19.1, 17.x before 17.9.4, and 18.x before 18.5.1, and Certified Asterisk before 16.8-cert10. If the IAX2 channel driver receives a packet that contains an unsupported media format, a crash can occur. (CVE-2021-32558)

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

Solution

Upgrade the asterisk packages.

For Debian 9 Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1

See Also

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2021/dla-2729

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2021-32558

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/asterisk

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152215

File Name: debian_DLA-2729.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/4/2021

Updated: 8/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-config, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-dahdi, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-mobile, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-modules, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-mp3, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-mysql, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-ooh323, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-voicemail, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-voicemail-imapstorage, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-voicemail-odbcstorage, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk-vpb, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/4/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/30/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-32558