Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1503-1 kamailio -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16657.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a denial of service and a potential arbitrary code execution vulnerability in the kamailio SIP server.

A specially-crafted SIP message with an invalid Via header could cause a segmentation fault and crash Kamailio due to missing input validation.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this issue has been fixed in kamailio version 4.2.0-2+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your kamailio packages.