Debian: DSA-2367-1: asterisk security update

    Date19 Dec 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Asterisk, an Open Source PBX and telephony toolkit: CVE-2011-4597
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2367-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 19, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : asterisk
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4597 CVE-2011-4598 
    Debian Bug     : 
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Asterisk, an Open 
    Source PBX and telephony toolkit:
     
    CVE-2011-4597
    
       Ben Williams discovered that it was possible to enumerate SIP
       user names in some configurations. Please see the upstream
       advisory for details:
       http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-013.html
       
       This update only modifies the sample sip.conf configuration
       file. Please see README.Debian for more information on how
       to update your installation.
    
    CVE-2011-4598
    
       Kristijan Vrban discovered that Asterisk can be crashed with
       malformed SIP packets if the "automon" feature is enabled.
     
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.4.21.2~dfsg-3+lenny6.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.6.2.9-2+squeeze4.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.8.8.0~dfsg-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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