GLSA-201406-25 : Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76227


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-25 (Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Asterisk. Please review the CVE identifiers below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker that gains access to a privileged Asterisk account can execute arbitrary system shell commands. Furthermore an unprivileged remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Asterisk 11 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/asterisk-11.10.2' All Asterisk 1.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/asterisk-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76227

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201406-25.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/26

Modified: 2015/08/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:asterisk, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4046, CVE-2014-4047

BID: 68036, 68040

OSVDB: 108083, 108084

GLSA: 201406-25