FreeBSD : asterisk -- denial of service vulnerability, local system access (8b683bea-d49c-11da-a672-000e0c2e438a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21468


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


Emmanouel Kellenis reports a denial of service vulnerability within asterisk. The vulnerability is caused by a buffer overflow in 'format_jpeg.c'. A large JPEG image could trigger this bug, potentially allowing a local attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21468

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8b683bead49c11daa672000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:asterisk, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1827

BID: 17561