GLSA-201203-21 : Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 59613
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201203-21 (Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Two vulnerabilities have been found in Asterisk:
The 'milliwatt_generate()' function in app_milliwatt.c is vulnerable to a stack overrun (AST-2012-002).
The 'ast_parse_digest()' function in utils.c is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow (AST-2012-003).
A remote unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Asterisk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/asterisk-184.108.40.206'