Fedora 11: asterisk Security Update

    Date24 Nov 2009
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    * Wed Nov 4 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie - - Update to to fix AST-2009-009/CVE-2008-7220 and AST-2009-008 - Fix obsoletes for firmware subpackage
    Fedora Update Notification
    2009-11-06 23:58:11
    Name        : asterisk
    Product     : Fedora 11
    Version     :
    Release     : 1.fc11
    URL         : http://www.asterisk.org/
    Summary     : The Open Source PBX
    Description :
    Asterisk is a complete PBX in software. It runs on Linux and provides
    all of the features you would expect from a PBX and more. Asterisk
    does voice over IP in three protocols, and can interoperate with
    almost all standards-based telephony equipment using relatively
    inexpensive hardware.
    Update Information:
    * Wed Nov  4 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  - - Update to to fix AST-2009-009/CVE-2008-7220 and AST-2009-008 - Fix obsoletes for
    firmware subpackage
    * Wed Nov  4 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  -
    - Update to to fix AST-2009-009/CVE-2008-7220 and AST-2009-008
    - Fix obsoletes for firmware subpackage
    * Tue Oct 27 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  -
    - Update to to fix bug 531199:
    - http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2009-007.html
    - A missing ACL check for handling SIP INVITEs allows a device to make
    - calls on networks intended to be prohibited as defined by the "deny"
    - and "permit" lines in sip.conf. The ACL check for handling SIP
    - registrations was not affected.
    * Sat Oct 24 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  -
    - Add an AST_EXTRA_ARGS option to the init script
    - have the init script to cd to /var/spool/asterisk to prevent annoying message
    * Sat Oct 24 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  -
    - Compile against gmime 2.2 instead of gmime 2.4 because the patch to convert the API calls from 2.2 to 2.4 caused crashes.
    * Fri Oct  9 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  -
    - Require latex2html used in static-http documents
    * Thu Oct  8 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  -
    - Update to
    - Merge firmware subpackage back into main package
    - No longer need to strip tarball since it no longer contains any non-free items
    - Tighten up permissions/ownership of config files.
    - Fix up some more paths
    - Drop unneeded patch
    * Wed Sep  9 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  -
    - Enable building of API docs.
    - Depend on version 1.2 or newer of speex
    * Sun Sep  6 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  -
    - Update to
    - Drop patches that are too troublesome to maintain anymore or have been integrated upstream.
    * Tue Sep  1 2009 Jeffrey C. Ollie  - 1.6.1-0.26.rc1
    - Add a patch from Quentin Armitage and rebuld.
    * Fri Aug 21 2009 Tomas Mraz  - 1.6.1-0.25.rc1
    - rebuilt with new openssl
    * Fri Jul 24 2009 Fedora Release Engineering  - 1.6.1-0.24.rc1
    - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild
      [ 1 ] Bug #523277 - CVE-2008-7220 WordPress, MediaTomb, python-webhelpers, Asterisk, Plone -- embedded Prototype JavaScript FrameWork: XSS Ajax requests (AST-2009-009)
      [ 2 ] Bug #533137 - Asterisk: SIP responses expose valid usernames (AST-2009-008)
    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
    su -c 'yum update asterisk' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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