Fedora 14 : asterisk-22.214.171.124.2-1.fc14 (2011-3942)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53242
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe Asterisk Development Team has announced security releases for Asterisk branches 1.6.1, 1.6.2, and 1.8. The available security releases are released as versions 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52.2, and 184.108.40.206.
These releases are available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases ** This is a re-release of Asterisk 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168.1 and 22.214.171.124 which contained a bug which caused duplicate manager entries (issue #18987).
The releases of Asterisk 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52.2, and 184.108.40.206 resolve two issues :
- Resource exhaustion in Asterisk Manager Interface (AST-2011-003)
- Remote crash vulnerability in TCP/TLS server (AST-2011-004) The issues and resolutions are described in the AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004 security advisories. For more information about the details of these vulnerabilities, please read the security advisories AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004, which were released at the same time as this announcement. For a full list of changes in the current releases, please see the ChangeLog:
http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/r eleases/ChangeLog-220.127.116.11 http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/r eleases/ChangeLog-18.104.22.168.2 http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/r eleases/ChangeLog-22.214.171.124 Security advisory AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004 are available at:
http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-00 3.pdf http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-00 4.pdf
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected asterisk package.