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asterisk -- Exploitable Stack and Heap Array Overflows

Affected packages
1.4.* < asterisk14 <
1.6.* < asterisk16 <
1.8.* < asterisk18 <


VuXML ID 65d16342-3ec8-11e0-9df7-001c42d23634
Discovery 2011-02-21
Entry 2011-02-22

The Asterisk Development Team reports:

The releases of Asterisk,,, and resolve an issue that when decoding UDPTL packets, multiple heap based arrays can be made to overflow by specially crafted packets. Systems configured for T.38 pass through or termination are vulnerable. The issue and resolution are described in the AST-2011-002 security advisory.