DSA 2605-1: asterisk security update
Posted on: 01/14/2013 09:10 AM

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

DSA 2605-1: asterisk security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2605-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
January 13, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : asterisk
Vulnerability : several issues
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-5976 CVE-2012-5977
Debian Bug : 697230

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Asterisk, a PBX and telephony
toolkit, that allow remote attackers to perform denial of service
attacks.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 1:1.6.2.9-2+squeeze9.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid),
these problems will be fixed soon.

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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