Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2017-1 asterisk -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Nov 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-13161, CVE-2019-18610, CVE-2019-18790.
More information:

Several vulnerabilites are fixed in Asterisk, an Open Source PBX and telephony toolkit.

  • CVE-2019-13161

    An attacker was able to crash Asterisk when handling an SDP answer to an outgoing T.38 re-invite.

  • CVE-2019-18610

    Remote authenticated Asterisk Manager Interface (AMI) users without system authorization could execute arbitrary system commands.

  • CVE-2019-18790

    A SIP call hijacking vulnerability.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1:11.13.1~dfsg-2+deb8u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your asterisk packages.

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