Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2605-2 asterisk -- several issues

Date Reported:
19 Jan 2013
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 697230, Bug 698112, Bug 698118.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-5976, CVE-2012-5977.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Asterisk, a PBX and telephony toolkit, that allow remote attackers to perform denial of service attacks.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 1:

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your asterisk packages.