FreeBSD : asterisk -- File descriptor leak when incompatible codecs are offered (2eeb6652-a7a6-11e4-96ba-001999f8d30b)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 81096


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


The Asterisk project reports :

Asterisk may be configured to only allow specific audio or video codecs to be used when communicating with a particular endpoint. When an endpoint sends an SDP offer that only lists codecs not allowed by Asterisk, the offer is rejected. However, in this case, RTP ports that are allocated in the process are not reclaimed.

This issue only affects the PJSIP channel driver in Asterisk. Users of the chan_sip channel driver are not affected.

As the resources are allocated after authentication, this issue only affects communications with authenticated endpoints.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 81096

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2eeb6652a7a611e496ba001999f8d30b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/30

Modified: 2015/02/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:asterisk13, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1558