Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : asterisk (MDVSA-2013:300)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71607
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in asterisk :
Buffer overflow in the unpacksms16 function in apps/app_sms.c in Asterisk Open Source 1.8.x before 184.108.40.206, 10.x before 10.12.4, and 11.x before 11.6.1; Asterisk with Digiumphones 10.x-digiumphones before 10.12.4-digiumphones; and Certified Asterisk 1.8.x before 1.8.15-cert4 and 11.x before 11.2-cert3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a 16-bit SMS message (CVE-2013-7100).
The updated packages has been upgraded to the 11.7.0 version which resolves various upstream bugs and is not vulnerable to this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.