Fedora 15 : asterisk-22.214.171.124-1.fc15.1 (2011-8319)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55425
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe Asterisk Development Team has announced the release of Asterisk version 126.96.36.199, which is a security release for Asterisk 1.8.
This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases
The release of Asterisk 188.8.131.52 resolves an issue with SIP URI parsing which can lead to a remotely exploitable crash :
Remote Crash Vulnerability in SIP channel driver (AST-2011-007)
The issue and resolution is described in the AST-2011-007 security advisory.
For more information about the details of this vulnerability, please read the security advisory AST-2011-007, which was released at the same time as this announcement.
For a full list of changes in the current release, please see the ChangeLog :
Security advisory AST-2011-007 is available at :
The Asterisk Development Team has announced the release of Asterisk 184.108.40.206. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/
The release of Asterisk 220.127.116.11 resolves several issues reported by the community. Without your help this release would not have been possible. Thank you!
Below is a list of issues resolved in this release :
- Fix our compliance with RFC 3261 section 18.2.2. (aka Cisco phone fix) (Closes issue #18951. Reported by jmls.
Patched by wdoekes)
- Resolve a change in IPv6 header parsing due to the Cisco phone fix issue. This issue was found and reported by the Asterisk test suite. (Closes issue #18951. Patched by mnicholson)
- Resolve potential crash when using SIP TLS support.
(Closes issue #19192. Reported by stknob. Patched by Chainsaw. Tested by vois, Chainsaw)
- Improve reliability when using SIP TLS. (Closes issue #19182. Reported by st. Patched by mnicholson)
For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the ChangeLog :
The Asterisk Development Team has announced the release of Asterisk 1.8.4. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/
The release of Asterisk 1.8.4 resolves several issues reported by the community. Without your help this release would not have been possible. Thank you!
Below is a sample of the issues resolved in this release :
- Use SSLv23_client_method instead of old SSLv2 only.
(Closes issue #19095, #19138. Reported, patched by tzafrir. Tested by russell and chazzam.
- Resolve crash in ast_mutex_init() (Patched by twilson)
- Resolution of several DTMF based attended transfer issues. (Closes issue #17999, #17096, #18395, #17273.
Reported by iskatel, gelo, shihchuan, grecco. Patched by rmudgett)
NOTE: Be sure to read the ChangeLog for more information about these changes.
- Resolve deadlocks related to device states in chan_sip (Closes issue #18310. Reported, patched by one47.
Patched by jpeeler)
- Resolve an issue with the Asterisk manager interface leaking memory when disabled. (Reported internally by kmorgan. Patched by russellb)
- Support greetingsfolder as documented in voicemail.conf.sample. (Closes issue #17870. Reported by edhorton. Patched by seanbright)
- Fix channel redirect out of MeetMe() and other issues with channel softhangup (Closes issue #18585. Reported by oej. Tested by oej, wedhorn, russellb. Patched by russellb)
- Fix voicemail sequencing for file based storage. (Closes issue #18498, #18486. Reported by JJCinAZ, bluefox.
Patched by jpeeler)
- Set hangup cause in local_hangup so the proper return code of 486 instead of 503 when using Local channels when the far sides returns a busy. Also affects CCSS in Asterisk 1.8+. (Patched by twilson)
- Fix issues with verbose messages not being output to the console. (Closes issue #18580. Reported by pabelanger.
Patched by qwell)
- Fix Deadlock with attended transfer of SIP call (Closes issue #18837. Reported, patched by alecdavis. Tested by alecdavid, Irontec, ZX81, cmaj)
Includes changes per AST-2011-005 and AST-2011-006 For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the ChangeLog :
Information about the security releases 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.