Debian DSA-2605-2 : asterisk - several issues

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63511


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


Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Asterisk, a PBX and telephony toolkit, that allow remote attackers to perform denial of service attacks.


Upgrade the asterisk packages.

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63511

File Name: debian_DSA-2605.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/14

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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: 2013/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5976, CVE-2012-5977

BID: 57105, 57106

DSA: 2605