Asterisk Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (AST-2011-003 / AST-2011-004)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 52714


A telephony application running on the remote host is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.


According to the version in its SIP banner, the version of Asterisk running on the remote host may be affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities :

- A resource exhaustion issue exists in the Asterisk manager interface.

- A NULL pointer dereference issue exists in the TCP/TLS server.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52714

File Name: asterisk_ast_2011_003.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: remote

Published: 3/18/2011

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode, Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:digium:asterisk

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, asterisk/sip_detected

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/17/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/16/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1174, CVE-2011-1175

BID: 46897, 46898

SECUNIA: 43722