Fedora 15 : asterisk-18.104.22.168-1.fc15 (2011-5835)
High Nessus Plugin ID 53566
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe Asterisk Development Team has announced security releases for Asterisk branches 1.4, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, and 1.8. The available security releases are released as versions 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52.3, and 184.108.40.206.
These releases are available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases
The releases of Asterisk 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124.3, and 126.96.36.199 resolve two issues :
- File Descriptor Resource Exhaustion (AST-2011-005)
- Asterisk Manager User Shell Access (AST-2011-006)
The issues and resolutions are described in the AST-2011-005 and AST-2011-006 security advisories.
For more information about the details of these vulnerabilities, please read the security advisories AST-2011-005 and AST-2011-006, 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/releases/ChangeLo g-188.8.131.52 http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases/ChangeLo g-184.108.40.206 http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases/ChangeLo g-220.127.116.11.3 http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases/ChangeLo g-18.104.22.168
Security advisory AST-2011-005 and AST-2011-006 are available at :
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.