Asterisk SIP SDP Buffer Overflow (AST-2013-001)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65896


A telephony application running on the remote host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


According to the version in its SIP banner, the version of Asterisk running on the remote host is potentially affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability related to SIP SDP headers and h264 video handling. This error could allow execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Asterisk 11.2.2 or apply the patch listed in the Asterisk advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65896

File Name: asterisk_ast_2013_001.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2013/04/10

Updated: 2019/11/27

Dependencies: 63202

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-2685

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2013/03/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2685

BID: 58760