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: 1.18

Type: remote

Published: 2011/03/18

Updated: 2018/06/27

Dependencies: 63202

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:digium:asterisk

Required KB Items: asterisk/sip_detected, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/03/16

Reference Information

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

BID: 46897, 46898

Secunia: 43722