openSUSE 10 Security Update : asterisk (asterisk-2272)
High Nessus Plugin ID 27156
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update fixes 2 security problem in the PBX software Asterisk.
CVE-2006-5444: Integer overflow in the get_input function in the Skinny channel driver (chan_skinny.c) as used by Cisco SCCP phones, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a certain dlen value that passes a signed integer comparison and leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
CVE-2006-5445: A vulnerability in the SIP channel driver (channels/chan_sip.c) in Asterisk on SUSE Linux 10.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via unspecified vectors that result in the creation of 'a real pvt structure' that uses more resources than necessary.
SolutionUpdate the affected asterisk package.