DSA 2225-1: asterisk security update
Posted on: 04/27/2011 12:28 PM

An asterisk security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2225-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
April 25, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : asterisk
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-1147 CVE-2011-1174 CVE-2011-1175 CVE-2011-1507
CVE-2011-1599

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Asterisk, an Open Source
PBX and telephony toolkit.

CVE-2011-1147

Matthew Nicholson discovered that incorrect handling of UDPTL packets
may lead to denial of service of the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2011-1174

Blake Cornell discovered that incorrect connection handling in the
manager interface may lead to denial of service.

CVE-2011-1175

Blake Cornell and Chris May discovered that incorrect TCP connection
handling may lead to denial of service.

CVE-2011-1507

Tzafrir Cohen discovered that insufficient limitation of connection
requests in several TCP based services may lead to denial of service.
Please see http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-005.html
for details.

CVE-2011-1599

Matthew Nicholson discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in
the manager interface.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.4.21.2~dfsg-3+lenny2.1.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.6.2.9-2+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.8.3.3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your asterisk packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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