A vulnerability has been reported in Asterisk, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclose potential sensitive information.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the IAX2 channel driver (chan_iax2) in the processing of text frames. This can be exploited to disclose potentially sensitive heap memory by sending a text frame with content that is not NULL terminated.
The vulnerability affects the following versions:
* Asterisk Open Source 1.2.x and 1.4.x (all releases prior 1.2.19 and 1.4.5)
* Asterisk Business Edition A.x.x (all releases)
* Asterisk Business Edition B.x.x (all releases prior to B.2.1)
* AsteriskNOW pre-release (all releases prior to and including Beta 5)
* Asterisk Appliance Developer Kit (all releases prior to 0.4.1)
Solution: Fixed in the Subversion repository.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits Tim Panton and Birgit Arkesteijn.
Original Advisory: http://ftp.digium.com/pub/asa/ASA-2007-013.pdf
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