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SUSE-SA:2006:069: asterisk

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the asterisk package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:069 (asterisk).


Two security problem have been found and fixed in the PBX software
Asterisk.

CVE-2006-5444: Integer overflow in the get_input function in the
Skinny channel driver (chan_skinny.c) as used by Cisco SCCP phones,
permits remote attackers to potentially execute arbitrary code via a
certain dlen value that passes a signed integer comparison and leads
to a heap-based buffer overflow.

CVE-2006-5445: A vulnerability in the SIP channel driver
(channels/chan_sip.c) in Asterisk on SUSE Linux 10.1 permits remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption)
via unspecified vectors that result in the creation of 'a real pvt
structure' that uses more resources than necessary.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_69_asterisk.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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