Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1523-1 asterisk -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Sep 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 909554.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17281.
- More information:
Sean Bright discovered that Asterisk, a PBX and telephony toolkit, contained a stack overflow vulnerability in the res_http_websocket.so module that allowed remote attackers to crash Asterisk via specially crafted HTTP requests to upgrade the connection to a websocket.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:11.13.1~dfsg-2+deb8u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your asterisk packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS