Debian DSA-2550-2 : asterisk - several vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 62188


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Asterisk, a PBX and telephony toolkit, allowing privilege escalation in the Asterisk Manager, denial of service or privilege escalation.

More detailed information can be found in the Asterisk advisories:
AST-2012-010, AST-2012-011, AST-2012-012, and AST-2012-013.


Upgrade the asterisk packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 1:

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62188

File Name: debian_DSA-2550.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/19

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:asterisk, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2186, CVE-2012-3812, CVE-2012-3863, CVE-2012-4737

BID: 54317, 54327, 55335, 55351

DSA: 2550