GLSA-201006-20 : Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 46809


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-20 (Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Asterisk:
Nick Baggott reported that Asterisk does not properly process overly long ASCII strings in various packets (CVE-2009-2726).
Noam Rathaus and Blake Cornell reported a flaw in the IAX2 protocol implementation (CVE-2009-2346).
amorsen reported an input processing error in the RTP protocol implementation (CVE-2009-4055).
Patrik Karlsson reported an information disclosure flaw related to the REGISTER message (CVE-2009-3727).
A vulnerability was found in the bundled Prototype JavaScript library, related to AJAX calls (CVE-2008-7220).
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by sending a specially crafted package, possibly causing a Denial of Service condition, or resulting in information disclosure.
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-1.2.37' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since January 5, 2010. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 46809

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201006-20.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2010/06/04

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-7220, CVE-2009-2346, CVE-2009-2726, CVE-2009-3727, CVE-2009-4055

BID: 36015, 36275, 36926, 37153

GLSA: 201006-20

CWE: 119, 200, 399