Asterisk SRTP Video Stream Negotiation Remote Crash (AST-2012-001)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58431


A telephony application running on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to the version in its SIP banner, the version of Asterisk running on the remote host is potentially affected by a vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to crash the server. The vulnerability can be triggered by attempting to negotiate a secure video stream when it has not been enabled and the res_srtp Asterisk module is loaded.


Upgrade to Asterisk / 10.0.1 or apply the patches listed in the Asterisk advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58431

File Name: asterisk_ast_2012_001.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2012/03/22

Modified: 2016/09/21

Dependencies: 63202

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2012/01/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0885

BID: 51581

OSVDB: 78482