GLSA-201209-15 : Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 62344
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-15 (Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Asterisk:
An error in manager.c allows shell access (CVE-2012-2186).
An error in Asterisk could cause all RTP ports to be exhausted (CVE-2012-3812).
A double-free error could occur when two parties attempt to manipulate the same voicemail account simultaneously (CVE-2012-3863).
Asterisk does not properly implement certain ACL rules (CVE-2012-4737).
A remote, authenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or bypass outbound call restrictions.
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-188.8.131.52'