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Asterisk Voicemail IMAP Backend Invalid MIME Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2007-08-27    Views:  11,175

Secunia Advisory SA26601

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Asterisk, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when handling emails with a malformed MIME body. This can be exploited to crash the service by sending a specially crafted email to a user and tricking him into listening to the voicemail.

Successful exploitation requires that the IMAP backend for the voicemail feature is used. Reportedly, other backends are not affected.

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.4.5 - 1.4.11. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Reportedly, this will be fixed in version 1.4.12.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Kevin Stewart.

Original Advisory:
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/asa/AST-2007-021.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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