Asterisk: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201710-29

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Asterisk, the worst of which allows remote execution of arbitrary shell commands.

Affected Packages

net-misc/asterisk on all architectures
Affected versions < 11.25.3
Unaffected versions >= 11.25.3

Background

A Modular Open Source PBX System.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a denial of service condition, or cause an unauthorized data disclosure by enticing a user to run malicious code.

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-13.17.2"
 

References

Release Date
October 29, 2017

Latest Revision
October 29, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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