Debian: DSA-2171-1: asterisk security update

    Date21 Feb 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Matthew Nicholson discovered a buffer overflow in the SIP channel driver of Asterisk, an open source PBX and telephony toolkit, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2171-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 21, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : asterisk
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0495
    Debian Bug     : 610487
    
    Matthew Nicholson discovered a buffer overflow in the SIP channel driver
    of Asterisk, an open source PBX and telephony toolkit, which could lead
    to the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.21.2~dfsg-3+lenny2.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.2.9-2+squeeze1.
    
    The unstable distribution (sid) 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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