Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201412-51

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Asterisk, the worst of which could lead to Denial of Service, bypass intended ACL restrictions or allow an authenticated user to gain escalated privileges.

Affected Packages

net-misc/asterisk on all architectures
Affected versions < 11.14.2
Unaffected versions >= 11.14.2

Background

Asterisk is an open source telephony engine and toolkit.

Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in Asterisk. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Unauthenticated remote attackers can cause Denial of Service or bypass intended ACL restrictions. Authenticated remote attackers can gain escalated privileges.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All asterisk users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/asterisk-11.14.2"
 

References

Release Date
December 28, 2014

Latest Revision
December 28, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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